Lipshaw on Leiter on Religion (Legal Profession Blog)
National Law Journal: The EEOC has announced a record $6.2 million ADA settlement of a nationwide class action against Sears over the firing of disabled workers. According to the NLJ, it is the largest ADA settlement in a single EEOC lawsuit.
Inside Higher Ed (Via Hit & Run): “David Horowitz is getting backing from his usual critics after Saint Louis University sought to change or block (depending on who you are talking to) a planned lecture he was scheduled to give next week on the campus.”
Bryan Burrough on Marc Dreier at Vanity Fair.
Cultural Studies: Bad Image or Food Fight?
The Great Cultural Studies Debate, Michael Bérubé at Crooked Timber
Brad DeLong: Were Mark Yudoff to ask me, for example, I would have no hesitation in recommending that Cultural Studies at U.C. Davis be defunded--and the money transferred to U.C. Davis's fine History and Economics departments. (I knew the UC funding fights would pick up again!)
A humanities bubble? The Times Higher Education (via Chris Bertram at CT): “The humanities are in the same state financial markets were in before they crashed. Assessing the growing mountain of toxic intellectual debt, Philip Gerrans considers going short on some overvalued research.”
Mary L. Dudziak at Legal History Blog: On drones and the war power