The fight over law school tenure has been bubbling under the surface for years, and now the committee reviewing the American Bar Association's accreditation standards has floated a proposal that would eliminate the term "tenure" from ABA standards covering job security and academic freedom. Organizations that represent law professors and clinical faculty have lined up in opposition to the changes, arguing that tenure is key to protecting academic freedom and maintaining high-quality legal education.
Law Faculty Upset Over ABA's Proposed Tenure Shift
The National Law Journal
July 27, 2010