San Diego Law Review


Sally M. Furay

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As American higher education moves from the turbulent sixties into what may be cautiously predicted as the even more tumultuous seventies, it carries with it the scars of the "student rights" battle. "The ‘silent’ college generation of the 1950’s has given way to a generation of student activists who have made headlines throughout the world in recent years. Campus unrest has become a major political and social factor." Such unrest has also become a major legal problem. In the light of these changes, it is evident that a rational theory of the legal relationship between the student and the university can develop within the context of the university as an instrument of society. In this concept, student-university relationships cease to be the private affairs the university has ling considered them. The university’s responsibility to its students is a responsibility to society…

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