27 Buff. Pub. Int. L.J. 131 (2008-2009)
Drafting the Priests of Our Democracy to Serve the Diplomatic, Informational, Military & (and) Economic Dimensions of Power

handle is hein.journals/bufpij27 and id is 137 raw text is: DRAFTING THE PRIESTS OF OUR DEMOCRACY TO
SERVE THE DIPLOMATIC, INFORMATIONAL,
MILITARY & ECONOMIC DIMENSIONS OF POWER
ROBIN BARNESt
I.    INTRODUCTION
A. Defining a Typical Law Professor's Vision of America
B. Converting College Campuses to Hotbeds of Radical
Activism
II.    PROPOSED POST-9/11 GRAND [ACADEMIC]
STRATEGY
A. Pseudo-Scientific Research
B. Calls for Weeding Out Disloyal Oppositionists
III.   EXPLORING THE RHETORIC & REALITY
A. Constitutionally Prescribed Liberty of Conscience for
Professors
B. Idealism Aside: We Remain Ahead of Our Times
IV.    CONCLUSION
A. Lessons From the Stop-Loss Policy
I.     INTRODUCTION
To regard teachers-in our entire education system, from
the primary grades to the university-as the priests of our
democracy is therefore not to indulge in hyperbole. It is the
special task of teachers to foster those habits of open-
mindedness and critical inquiry which alone make for
responsible citizens .... I
Federal Court rulings upon the limits of speech rights for
public employees have begun to question whether there is a
constitutionally  viable  basis  for  distinguishing  university
.  Robin D. Barnes, Professor of Law, Visiting Professor of Law, University of
San Diego School of Law, LL.M. University of Wisconsin School of Law. I'd
like to send a special thanks to Daniel Estes and Darice Dinsmore for their
assistance with this piece.
1 Wieman v. Updegraff, 344 U.S. 183, 196 (1952) (Frankfurter, J., concurring).

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