Supreme Court Rules For McAdams, Academic Freedom
WDI News Services
ON Friday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court delivered a clear victory to Marquette University professor, Dr. John McAdams. McAdams was indefinitely suspended by Marquette for a controversial blog post e published nearly four years ago.
McAdams was represented by the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. The Institute fought to have Marquette University reinstate McAdams.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court, in a decision written by Justice Dan Kelly, found that Professor McAdams’ blog post in defense of an undergraduate student – and criticizing a graduate student instructor – could not possibly have shown him to be unfit as a member of Marquette’s faculty, and Marquette’s decision to fire him violated its contractual promise to protect his academic freedom….