As a University of North Carolina professor sits in an Argentine jail, he says administrators arent doing enough to help him — partly out of jealousy. The Louis D. Rubin Jr. Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Paul H. Frampton, sits in an Argentine jail, charged with smuggling cocaine. He insists, in an interview with the Raleigh News and Observer, that he is innocent — that the drugs were planted in his luggage — and that acquittal on the charges is a certainty.
Those facts are interesting enough. But Professor Frampton (read the full story at blogs.wsj.com or comments at digg)