Tag Archive: Academic Freedom

Law and Disorder Radio – NYPD Edits RNC Arrest Video – Academic Freedom at Columbia University – Flag Burning Amendment – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

NYPD Edit Arrest Video? The New York Times reported earlier this week that in some 400 cases [90%] of charges against RNC protesters were dropped because video recordings emerged showing that the arrested had not committed a crime during RNC…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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People v. Richard Perez – Criminal Justice – CCR Docket 1978-1979

There are two criminal cases arising out of Brooklyn College’s suspension of Professor Perez and its attempt to prevent him from teaching his classes in Puerto Rican studies. In April, 1978 President Kneller of Brooklyn College issued an order forbidding…
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Civil Liberties

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Richard Perez v. Kibbee, Chancellor of the Board of Higher Education, et al. – Criminal Justice – CCR Docket 1978-1979

Richard Perez, a former professor at Brooklyn College, a college of the City University of New York, was recently fired after having taught in the City University system for over five years. Professor Perez was a vocal leader of Puerto…
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Civil Liberties

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