Jurists operate with, and think in, language; it is a matter of life or death for their professional activity. When their linguistic environment is changed, they lose their natural freedom of expression. They are thrown into the cage of a foreign language - a language that will seldom come as naturally as is necessary to express their creativity. He often loses his emotional and intellectual identity! In this essay we seek to cast light on this loss of identity. In doing so, we hope to bring out from the shadows some of the frustrations and tribulations of the law professor refugee; and, thus, to illuminate the darker side of such an existence.
Grossfeld, Bernhard and Winship, Peter
"The Law Professor Refugee,"
Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce:
1, Article 3.
Available at: http://surface.syr.edu/jilc/vol18/iss1/3