Attorneys: American Studies Association Packed Leadership With BDS Supporters

A tourist photographs a sign painted on a wall in the West Bank biblical town of Bethlehem

The leadership of the American Studies Association (ASA) was “covertly pack[ed]” with professors known to be in favor of an academic boycott of Israel as part of a surreptitious effort to push the professional academic organization to adopt such a position, according to the legal team involved in a case challenging the boycott efforts.