By googling “academic freedom,” I came across the website for the American Association of University Professors – AAUP. This site has a bunch of good pages and links, including the definitive document on academic freedom and tenure:
Of particular interest on the AAUP website was their “censured” list – the university bad-boys:
I checked out one of the 2012 listings – LSU. The report is very detailed and sobering. The LSU report describes the results of two investigations – one mistreatment apparently inspired by national politics and/or the fear on the part of administrators of possibly losing research money, while the second instance involved a faculty member who apparently tried to teach a rigorous and meaningful biology class to uncaring undergraduates (gasp!). Check this out at:
If this doesn’t cause you to shiver at least a little bit, you’ve got ice water running through your veins!