Law Professors

1578 ABA Journal Law Professors articles.

NYU Law’s Dworkin Wins $750,000+

A renowned law and philosophy professor at New York University has been awarded a prestigious prize for his scholarship. Its value is variously given as $750,000 or $800,000.

Ronald Dworkin,…

Law Prof: CA Bar Swayed by Liberals

A UCLA law professor seeking more information about bar passage rates for minority law students is planning his next move after the State Bar of California turned down his request…

Stanford Class for Laity: Think Like Lawyer

An all-star faculty lineup at Stanford Law School is offering an ambitious and perhaps unprecedented course for nonattorneys.

In a single quarter, 12 professors will attempt to teach graduate students…

Yale Profs Lose Military Recruiter Appeal

A federal appeals court has ruled that the federal government may deny funding to Yale Law School for barring military recruiters from campus.

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals…

Chemerinsky to be Rehired as Irvine Dean

In a remarkable about-face, Erwin Chemerinsky is to be rehired as dean of the new law school being created at the University of California at Irvine.

For the second time…

Will Law School Reverse Chemerinsky Decision?

Updated: Speculation now centers on the possibility that the University of California at Irvine will reverse its decision and seek to rehire Erwin Chemerinsky to be its dean.

The school’s…

UC Irvine Official on Hot Seat in Dean Case

In a rapid-fire change of circumstances, the UC Irvine official who made a controversial decision to fire a renowned constitutional scholar who had just agreed to serve as dean of…

Chemerinsky Controversy Heats Up

Outrage over a decision by the University of California’s newest law school to hire as dean—and then fire, before he ever took office—a prominent academic it now reportedly deems too…

Law Profs Back Embattled Ave Maria Faculty

Updated: A continuing faculty controversy at Ave Maria School of Law that has become focused, in part, on a planned campus move from Michigan to Florida is heating up.

Faculty…

ABA Accreditation Issue for Ave Maria

Updated: An effort to establish a new law school with a religious mission has been threatened by real estate issues and a faculty revolt. However, the dean of Ave Maria…

Liberal UC Irvine Dean Hired, Then Fired

Updated: Erwin Chemerinsky, a renowned constitutional law scholar at Duke University, reportedly agreed to be dean of the new University of California law school slated to open at Irvine next…

Law Prof Succeeds Despite Schizophrenia

When Elyn Saks got married in 2001, she wondered if aliens might attend the wedding reception. At one point in her life, she thought about kidnapping her psychotherapist and keeping…

Law Prof Resisted Rush to Judgment

A Washington Post column praises a law professor for his investigation in a lacrosse case that ended with disbarred former district attorney Mike Nifong going to jail…

Paul Boland: Judge, Mentor, Law Prof

Paul Boland, a California appellate judge also known as a mentor to many and a pioneer of law school clinical education, has died. He was 65.

An associate justice of…

Trial of Millennium: Osama Bin Laden

It’s not a real trial, of course. But some of the country’s best-known lawyers are talking about how they would defend the nation’s most-wanted terrorism suspect, if they were lucky—or…

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