Friday, June 12, 2015

Pop That Popcorn

Don't think I've blogged about this case, but I've been following it..
URBANA — A Champaign County judge today ordered the University of Illinois to release thousands of pages of documents related to its decision to revoke a job offer to controversial Professor Steven Salaita.

Presiding Judge Thomas Difanis said the public interest in knowing whether outside influence was involved in the hiring decision outweighed the university’s claim that producing the documents was “unduly burdensome.”