Education: The Limit

In the classic definition of Mr. Justice Holmes, the right of free speech ends when a man falsely cries "Fire!" in a crowded theater. Does academic freedom also have its limits?

When the University of Illinois' Daily Illini last month deplored excessive necking at campus parties, Biology Professor Leo F. Koch, 44, sent the newspaper a forthright, academically, free reply: "With modern contraceptives and medical advice readily available at the nearest drugstore, or at least a family physician, there is no valid reason why sexual intercourse should not be condoned among those sufficiently mature to engage in it without social consequences and...

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