The limits of judicial deference to academic judgment

Ireland“In my first post yesterday, I took certain comments of Kennedy J in the recent US Supreme Court decision in Fisher v University of Texas  US  (23 June 2016) as the context for an analysis of the nature of judicial deference to academic judgment. In this post, I want to look at the limits to such deference. Once those limits have been reached, substantive claims are entertained, even if they often fail (see M Davies ‘Challenges to “academic immunity” – the beginning of a new era?” (2004) 16 Education and the Law 75) …” (more)

[Eoin O’Dell, Cearta, 28 June]

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