What happened to Joshua Katz, a tenured professor at Princeton who spoke out against antiracist demands, is outrageous (“Princeton Fed Me to the Cancel Culture Mob,” The Wall Street Journal, May 25). Although double jeopardy applies to the real world, it doesn’t exist in academe.
Despite being suspended for a year without pay over a decade after having admitted he was wrong to have a consensual affair with a graduate student, he was once again punished for voicing his opposition to the school’s demands about race.
The way Princeton handled the matter means that no professor will be free from similar reprisals going forward.
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