Matters of Public Concern and the Public University Professor., 27
J.C. & U.L.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.berkeley.edu/facpubs/2083
Seeks to answer whether a professor's expression is a matter of public concern in order to qualify for constitutional protection; discusses public concern cases involving faculty expression. Suggests that the professor bears a difficult burden in passing this threshold test and that the scope of professors' protected speech has consequently been limited. (EV)