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New Facebook group for those interested in "Experimental Jurisprudence"

Here. (Thanks to Roseanna Sommers [Michigan] for calling this to my attention on Twitter.) [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Michigan, Brian Leiter, New Facebook, Roseanna Sommers


Richard Painter: "either dishonest or blinded by righteousness"

That was Penn lawprof Jonathan Klick's apt assessment (noted earlier this week) based on his own experience of having Painter "Twitter shit" on him and... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Penn, Brian Leiter, Jonathan Klick


Do academic norms and politics mix? The case of Richard W. Painter

Prior to last week, I'd never had (to my recollection) any interaction with Professor Richard Painter of the University of Minnesota, a moderately well-known expert... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Richard, University of Minnesota, Brian Leiter, Richard W Painter


Do academic norms and politics mix? The case of Richard W. Painter (UPDATED)

Prior to last week, I'd never had (to my recollection) any interaction with Professor Richard Painter of the University of Minnesota, a moderately well-known expert... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Richard, University of Minnesota, Brian Leiter, Richard W Painter


Do academic norms and politics mix? The case of Richard W. Painter (UPDATED AGAIN, 7/30))

Prior to last week, I'd never had (to my recollection) any interaction with Professor Richard Painter of the University of Minnesota, a moderately well-known expert... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Richard, University of Minnesota, Brian Leiter


Invitation to participate in "Legal Academy and Theory Survey"

Law professor Kevin Tobia (Georgetown) writes: I am conducted an anonymous survey, with a graduate student collaborator, to learn more about the legal academy and... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Brian Leiter, Legal Academy, Kevin Tobia Georgetown


Cornell Interim Dean Jens David Ohlin named Dean

The Cornell announcement is here. [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Cornell, Dean, Brian Leiter, Cornell Interim, Dean Jens David Ohlin


Disability in a post-pandemic world

Law professor Adam Samaha (NYU) writes insightfully about this issue, drawing on his own experience. [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Nyu, Brian Leiter, Adam Samaha


In Memoriam: Mathew McCubbins (1956-2021)

A leading and influential scholar of the legislative process, Professor McCubbins was, at the time of his death, a professor in both political science and... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Brian Leiter, Mathew McCubbins, McCubbins


Lateral hires with tenure or on tenure-track, 2020-21

These are non-clinical appointments that will take effect in 2021 (except where noted); I will move the list to the front at various intervals as... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Brian Leiter


Summer blogging

I'll be posting less regularly until early August. Professor Sisk and colleagues at St. Thomas are working on a new scholarly impact study, and I... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, St Thomas, Sisk, Brian Leiter


Monday is the last day for submitting comments regarding the proposed changes to the ABA standards regarding diversity and curriculum

Many interesting comments have already been submitted, some echoing concerns raised here. The lengthy analysis by current or emeritus "Sterling Professors" at Yale Law School... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Aba, Brian Leiter, Yale Law School


A look at this year's lateral moves by race and gender

Professor Orin Kerr (Berkeley) looked at the list of laterals this year and posted his findings on Twitter: There were 40 men on the laterals... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Brian Leiter, Orin Kerr Berkeley


In Memoriam: Jack Weinstein (1921-2021)

A longtime member of the Columbia Law School faculty and a district court judge in New York, he was also well-known for his scholarship on... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: New York, Law, Columbia Law School, Brian Leiter, Jack Weinstein


Not a great advertisement for the Hogan Lovells firm

An investigative report in the NYT. [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Hogan Lovells, Brian Leiter


When "DEI Training" goes wrong

Stories like this ought to give the ABA substantial pause about the proposed revisions to the accreditation standards. [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Aba, Brian Leiter


Congratulations to the University of Chicago Law School Class of 2021!

It's been a pleasure and a privilege to teach such talented young men and women, and I am sure I speak for all of my... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Brian Leiter, University of Chicago Law School


The Yale Law School spectacle continues

What an embarrassment, mostly for Yale, but there's also a fair bit of myth-making (both about Rubenfeld and to a lesser extent Chua, and, again,... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Yale, Chua, Brian Leiter, Yale Law School, Rubenfeld


Lateral hires with tenure or on tenure-track, 2020-21

These are non-clinical appointments that will take effect in 2021 (except where noted); I will move the list to the front at various intervals as... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Brian Leiter


Congratulations to the University of Chicago alumni and Fellows who secured tenure-track positions this year

MOVING TO FRONT FROM APRIL 27--UPDATED This was a tough year for job seekers, with fewer schools hiring and the entire process being carried out... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, University Of Chicago, Brian Leiter


Open letter from Stanford Law faculty protesting the (mis)handling of the case of a law student who satirized the Federalist Society

Here. (Earlier coverage.) (Thanks to Bernadette Meyler for the pointer.) [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Federalist Society, Brian Leiter, Stanford Law, Bernadette Meyler


In Memoriam: Mary Kay Kane (1946-2021)

Longtime faculty member and Dean at the University of California, Hastings, where she was emeritus, Professor Kane was a leading expert on civil procedure. Current... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Kane, Dean, Brian Leiter, University of California Hastings, Mary Kay Kane


Is the age bias in law school hiring a thing of the past?

In my other academic field, philosophy, it is quite common (indeed probably the norm) for faculty to make lateral moves later in their careers, rather... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Brian Leiter


"The Originalist Case for Inciting Insurrection" courtesy of the Stanford Federalist Society

The Stanford Law student responsible for this very funny satire is now under investigation by Stanford, and his graduation is endangered! What an embarrassment for... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Stanford, Brian Leiter, Stanford Federalist Society


Call by ABA for comments on significant proposed changes to standards pertaining to "non-discrimination and equal opportunity" and "curriculum"

The proposed changes are available here. Written comments on the proposals should be addressed to: Scott Bales, Council Chair. Please send comments to Fernando Mariduena... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Aba, Brian Leiter, Scott Bales Council Chair Please, Fernando Mariduena


"Why are so few law professors interested in antitrust?"

Lawprof, antitrust expert and Chicago alum Daniel Crane (Michigan) comments. [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Chicago, Michigan, Brian Leiter, Lawprof, Daniel Crane


U Miami Law Dean Varona ousted by President and Provost effective July 1...

...and apparently without consultation with the faculty. He moved to Miami just two years ago. I don't know more at this stage, just that faculty... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Miami, Brian Leiter, Miami Law Dean Varona


UIC John Marshall Law School to strike "John Marshall" from its name

Although the reason given is the historical John Marshall's racist views, I strongly suspect this will also have a positive effect on the school's peer... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, John Marshall, Brian Leiter, UIC John Marshall Law School


Judge at center of U of Toronto hiring scandal found by Judicial Council to have made a "serior error;" judge expresses "remorse"

(Earlier coverage.) From the public announcement: The Review Panel did find...that it was an error for Justice Spiro to raise such concerns [about the faculty... [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Spiro, Brian Leiter, Judicial Council, Review Panel, U of Toronto