There's a great deal of legal minutiae that only a lawyer could love.
The book went far beyond the usual horror stories to in-depth discussions of the philosophical, legal, institutional conflicts over free speech on campus.
The best way to do this is to ensure no one disagreeing with you can gain a public forum to do so.
The authors make a very solid case for a rather contrarian view of campus speech restrictions. I'd give it 5 stars but for a writing style that sometimes includes excessive... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Keith Morgan
This eye-opening and deeply learned exposé of the violations of individual rights on campuses is now more than 10 years old. Read morePublished on August 17, 2012 by Wanda B. Red
This is must-read for all those people who think that the shrinking of our free speech rights will come from the far right, which I certainly did. Read morePublished on September 15, 2009 by A. Tristan
I'm a liberal and I loved this book. The denial of freedom of speech and debate is extremely dangerous and has no place on a college campus. Read morePublished on April 29, 2009 by H. Vandenburgh
The Shadow University takes the political correctness horror of the early 90's and puts it into prospective. It was a nightmare time for professors, even those with tenure. Read morePublished on February 18, 2008 by Tatum P. Young
It is difficult to believe that only forty years ago, American colleges and universities tilted toward the right and that leftist thought and professors were the exception rather... Read morePublished on July 24, 2007 by Martin Asiner
This book will make you angry. If it doesn't, then you did not READ it. Many of the examples in the book made me rethink how the college life is. Read morePublished on November 10, 2006 by C. Williams
I remember trusting Siskel & Ebert for movie reviews and Consumer Reports for cars and other products. Read morePublished on January 13, 2006 by Gary A. Halpin
A lawyer and a professor team up to take on the American university establishment! But in this case, the two Davids have an ally: the U.S. court system. Read morePublished on November 24, 2004 by bookloversfriend