Lee C. Bollinger is the 19th president of Columbia University since June 1, 2002. A prominent advocate of affirmative action, he played a leading role in the twin Supreme Court cases — Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger that upheld and clarified the importance of diversity as a compelling justification for affirmative action in higher education. A leading First Amendment scholar, he is widely published on freedom of speech and press, including Uninhibited, Robust, and Wide-Open (2010), and currently serves on the faculty of Columbia Law School.
The Hundred Years’ War Over Free Speech
"The Free Speech Century" is a rich buffet of intellectual delicacies, which need not be gorged in one sitting but can be enjoyably sampled at leisure....