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Who's the Bully? "Academic Freedom" vs. Freedom of Speech

ELLIOTT-WhiteCoatBlackHat Beacon Press author Carl Elliott has been under attack in a scenario best described by one of his many defenders as “Orwellian.” In order to defend academic freedom, his university argues, they must prevent him from speaking.

Please read some of these posts to learn more about this important (and disturbing) story. -- Helene Atwan, Beacon Press Director

Pharmalot Blog: A Seroquel Clinical Trial And Academic Freedom

Health Care Renewal Blog: Who Is Really "Bullying?" - Academic Leaders and the Stifling of Critics of Conflicts of Interests

Hastings Center Bioethics Forum: Freedom's Just Another Word For... Restriction?

Leiter Reports: The University of Minnesota "Clinical Trials" Fiasco--and the Apparent Attempt to Silence Faculty Critics

UPDATE 5/5/2011 more links... No Advice, Please: Minnesota University GC Embroiled in Research Dispute