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Israel Boycott Battle Heads to Court


Society & Culture  (tags: BDS, American Studies Association, academic boycott of israel, law suit )

David
- 1062 days ago - insidehighered.com
A lawsuit against the American Studies Association argues its support for the academic boycott of Israel falls outside the scope of its mission. Plaintiffs accuse a handful of radicals of hijacking the group to advance their own political views.



   

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Maggie D (69)
Sunday April 24, 2016, 7:22 pm
“This is not just about the American Studies Association. It’s about any association officer or director who is thinking about using their association as a tool to advance their own ideological agenda." said Kenneth L. Marcus, the president of the Louis D Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, which has joined with two law firms to bring the case against the ASA. I hope the lawsuit is successful. This prejudice towards any other country or religion would not be tolerated. Thanks, David.
 

David E (139)
Monday April 25, 2016, 12:43 am
Hopefully the lawsuit will be successful and set a precedent for other lawsuits against institutions, mostly universities, which allow students and faculty to behave in contradiction to the code of ethics of the said institution.
 

Janis K (129)
Monday April 25, 2016, 3:43 pm
Thanks for sharing
 

Glennis W (393)
Monday April 25, 2016, 9:08 pm
The outcome will be interesting. Thank you for caring and sharing.David.
 

Glennis W (393)
Monday April 25, 2016, 9:11 pm
Very interesting. Thank you for caring and sharing.David.
 

Dawnie W (250)
Monday April 25, 2016, 10:51 pm
Very interesting and informative. Thank you you for sharing David.
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Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 26, 2016, 8:17 am
Noted, thanks David.
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Monday June 13, 2016, 6:28 am
Noted, thanks
 
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