1633 ABA Journal Law Professors articles.
More law students are taking bankruptcy classes
Some law professors are reporting the demand for their bankruptcy classes is booming. Ronald Mann, a Columbia Law School professor, told Thomson Reuters…
Aug 28, 2020 4:22 PM CDT
Yale Law School professor Jed Rubenfeld has been suspended from his position for two years, effective immediately, as a result of sexual harassment allegations. He will be prohibited from teaching small group or required courses when he returns.
Aug 26, 2020 2:37 PM CDT
Teach what you know. That piece of wisdom came to mind when schools closed due to the coronavirus global pandemic in mid-March, and I suddenly had a new job: second grade home-schooler.
Aug 20, 2020 10:54 AM CDT
As guinea pigs of Zoom law school classes, we learned—the hard way—what it’s like to be first-year law students in a world battling COVID-19. As 1L section mates, we supported each other through an unprecedented finale
to our first spring semester at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in Chicago.
Aug 13, 2020 9:13 AM CDT
We are used to hearing about wrongful convictions in which a murderer walked free because an innocent person was misidentified. But when Jessica S. Henry, a professor at Montclair State University in New Jersey, was researching material for her course on wrongful convictions, she discovered that in one-third of all known exonerations, the conviction was wrongful because there had not even been a crime.
Aug 12, 2020 9:00 AM CDT
Progressive groups mull judicial recommendations
Progressive groups are considering lawyers they would like to see named to the federal bench if presumptive 2020 Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe…
Aug 11, 2020 4:56 PM CDT
Bruce Hay, a professor at Harvard Law School, has filed a lawsuit alleging that he was sexually harassed by a New York Magazine reporter who gained his confidence, manipulated him and portrayed him as a gullible victim in the article that she wrote.
Aug 11, 2020 1:51 PM CDT
A professor at the Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, who was suspended over his use of the N-word, alleges in a lawsuit that he was treated differently because he was white.
Aug 10, 2020 2:14 PM CDT
Lawsuit seeks sign language interpreters at Trump’s COVID-19 briefings
The National Association of the Deaf alleges in lawsuit that President Donald Trump is violating Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act…
Aug 4, 2020 12:21 PM CDT
A law professor who considers himself a stickler on proper use of the English language has written to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor about a phrase she used in a dissent this month.
Jul 20, 2020 4:34 PM CDT
A year after suing the University of Idaho for civil rights violations, Shaakirrah Sanders, the law school’s first Black full professor, filed an amended complaint
earlier this week with some new allegations.
Jul 9, 2020 3:13 PM CDT
Sexual harassment still affects female lawyers at all levels, including judges, partners, general counsels and law professors, according to a study released Tuesday by the Women Lawyers on Guard, a national nonprofit organization that focuses on equality and justice.
Jul 8, 2020 2:25 PM CDT
Stanford law professor Michael McConnell has said he won’t use the N-word again after using the racial slur in class to illustrate how Southerners used racism to generate opposition to the creation of the Constitution.
Jun 2, 2020 3:25 PM CDT
A study of lawyer appointments has found that judges were more likely to appoint lawyers who had contributed to their election campaigns to represent indigent defendants than they were to appoint nondonors.
Jun 2, 2020 1:31 PM CDT
A University of Minnesota law professor has obtained a defamation judgment of nearly $1.2 million against a former girlfriend for an alleged false accusation of rape.
May 26, 2020 11:01 AM CDT
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