Academic Freedom

Scholars' Right to Keep Unpublished Work Private Is at Issue in Lawsuit

Linda A. Cicero, Stanford U.

Robert Proctor, a professor at Stanford U., is fighting efforts by tobacco-company lawyers to obtain a copy of his unfinished book.
October 12, 2009

In a case with potentially major implications for scholars and publishers, a Stanford University professor who often serves as an expert witness against tobacco companies is fighting an effort by lawyers for the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company to…

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