Education: Precedent

University professors of all degrees and complexions of personal probity last week had the moral satisfaction of seeing a distinguished precedent established to separate their private conduct from their professorial status, in the eyes of the law.

In London an august glass door was smudged by curious noses (belonging to pressmen who had been barred along with all other observers from the courtroom). Above each nose a pair of eyes peered intently at five learned judges, at a culprit quite as learned as they. Eyebrows...

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