“In my law school, we had begun to defend the enemy combatants [in the war on terror] to the point where they had more protections than most Americans do.”—Charles Hill, senior lecturer at Yale in remarks at the Heritage Foundation on November 17, 2011.
Monthly Archives For November 2011
“I’ve had students say, ‘rights come from democracy,’ and I say, ‘No, democracy comes from your rights.’”—Charles Hill, senior lecturer at Yale University in a speech at the Heritage Foundation on November 17, 2011.
Students who are in the mood for a change of pace during their current academic year might think about checking out one of the many bizarre and unusual classes currently being offered on our nation’s campuses.
Normally, one might assume that mentioning a second-degree murder conviction on a student’s law school application might lessen one’s chances of getting accepted.
The right to free speech is protected in the First Amendment to our Constitution, but there are times when what is said, taxes the limits of one’s patience.
The content of the standard education changes from generation to generation, but seldom, if ever, has it deteriorated as it did in the twentieth century.
When a noted libertarian scholar concocted an economics quiz which conservatives passed and liberals failed, right-wingers who read it high-fived each other, figuratively speaking.
Perhaps one reason that American flags are harder to find on campus than off is that university officials fear that exposure to Old Glory might inspire students to engage in extreme behavior—like voting for the GOP.
It’s always awkward when a Catholic college or university invites a pro-choice speaker to lecture on campus, at least to Catholics outside of its gates.
One of many ways to gauge the political tilt of academia is to see how many cabinet members from past presidential administrations have obtained academic berths.