In addressing whether Professor Yoo should be open to revocation of tenure or other academic status inquiry, Dean Edley and Marty Lederman have thoughtfully defended academic freedom and the rule of law. I concur. That does not free us from the lessons to be learned and taught, including pondering for contemporary purpose the meaning of Aeschylus, who wrote, "In the lack of judgment great harm arises, but one vote cast can set right a house."
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