1631 ABA Journal Law Professors articles.
Anthony Varona, dean of the University of Miami School of Law, has been fired, leading tenured faculty members and Varona himself to call for a reversal of the decision.
May 27, 2021 9:29 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg didn't heed calls to resign when law dean Erwin Chemerinsky wrote a March 2014 op-ed
making that plea.
May 11, 2021 10:15 AM CDT
A first-year law student who used the N-word when quoting a legal opinion that used the racial epithet is said to be distraught over the controversy that followed. She has also hired a lawyer. The incident happened in October at the Rutgers Law School.
May 4, 2021 3:26 PM CDT
Human Rights Watch fired its general counsel earlier this month after she used the N-word in an April 1 Zoom lecture on hate speech as an adjunct professor at Columbia University.
Apr 27, 2021 9:47 AM CDT
Judges who write colorful opinions that are lively and engaging are undermining the integrity of the judicial role and the legitimacy of opinions, a law professor has argued in an upcoming law review article.
Apr 20, 2021 3:43 PM CDT
Law school wait-lists students who finished late in deposit race
The University of Notre Dame’s law school is facing criticism for putting pressure on would-be law students to make their…
Apr 9, 2021 4:26 PM CDT
Law professors make up the bulk of the members on President Joe Biden’s newly created Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States, tasked with studying proposals to reform the high court.
Apr 9, 2021 3:15 PM CDT
Conservative judges are guided by the original meaning of the Constitution, while liberal judges view the Constitution as a living document. But what about centrist judges?
Apr 5, 2021 10:05 AM CDT
A law and psychiatry professor is alleging that she was fired by the Yale School of Medicine because of her critical comments about former President Donald Trump’s mental health and the likelihood that Alan Dershowitz had taken on “Trump’s symptoms by contagion.”
Mar 24, 2021 11:45 AM CDT
A law dean has revealed that her Jan. 19 retirement announcement was precipitated by her reference to herself as a “slaveholder” during a faculty meeting.
Mar 23, 2021 3:30 PM CDT
Stephen M. Rich was asked in January to teach the first required course on race, racism and the law at University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law, and he happily accepted the task. He recognizes, though, that the student makeup of the course may be different than it would be for an elective course on the same topic.
Mar 18, 2021 9:11 AM CDT
ACLU seeks dismissal of lawyer’s libel suit
The Georgia Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether a lawyer’s libel lawsuit against the American Civil Liberties Union may go to trial.…
Mar 17, 2021 4:03 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer should retire, and he should do it now, according to Paul F. Campos, a professor at the University of Colorado Law School.
Mar 16, 2021 2:57 PM CDT
Georgetown Law Center has terminated the position of an adjunct professor who was video recorded saying, “a lot of my lower ones are Blacks” with regard to students who took a negotiations seminar she taught.
Mar 12, 2021 12:30 PM CST
“One can’t really understand if they remain in the law school ivory tower what is going on in the legal profession and in the legal technology space,” said April Dawson, an associate dean at North Carolina Central University School of Law.
Mar 11, 2021 4:56 PM CST
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