Law Professors

1473 ABA Journal articles on Law Professors.

How Democrats could release their memo without Trump’s approval
President Donald Trump’s objections to the Democratic memo rebutting allegations of FBI surveillance abuse has some law professors spinning out scenarios in which the memo could be released without executive branch approval.
Does ideology influence editors’ law review picks? Study finds a correlation
Editors choosing law review articles are influenced by shared ideology with the authors, according to a working paper by three University of Chicago law professors.
Geoffrey Hazard, a ‘true giant in American law,’ dies at 88

Law professor and ethics expert Geoffrey Hazard died Thursday at the age of 88.

Hazard was an expert in civil procedure, judicial administration and legal ethics, according to an…

Italian judge accused of bullying law students for sex

After accusations that he pressured female students for sex, made merit scholarship recipients sign secrecy and loyalty oaths and implemented a dress code that mandated miniskirts for women, an Italian…

Safe for work: Top legal news 2017
Law-office coffee breaks come with a strong dose of law-focused chatter. In 2017, Trump administration legal initiatives were a constant source of politically charged news. But headlines that drew the most interest were largely calming water-cooler distractions.
Chemerinsky no longer plans to invest in Los Angeles alternative weekly newspaper

Erwin Chemerinsky, the dean of the law school at the University of California at Berkeley and an ABA Journal columnist, no longer plans to invest in a Los Angeles alternative…

Law profs ask if Flynn and a Trump transition team member violated the Logan Act

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s admission about his discussions with then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak “leave little doubt” that he violated the federal law known as the Logan Act, according…

Chemerinsky plans to invest in Los Angeles alternative weekly newspaper
Erwin Chemerinsky, the dean of the University of California at Berkeley School of Law and a columnist for the ABA Journal, has an additional title: media investor.

According to a blog post from LA Weekly, Chemerinsky plans to join a group of investors that bought the alternative newspaper serving Los Angeles, but who hadn’t been revealed before Friday.
University of Illinois at Chicago reveals ‘preliminary discussions’ to add John Marshall Law School
The University of Illinois at Chicago revealed on Monday that it has been in “preliminary discussions” with the John Marshall Law School to explore absorbing it into the university.
Law prof asks if US attorney’s ouster is new ‘Saturday Night Massacre’ setup; senator wants answers
The resignation of U.S. Attorney Dana Boente of the Eastern District of Virginia has led to speculation by a Harvard law professor and a demand by Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., for answers.
Michigan State institute tracks law school innovation
A Michigan State University initiative launched Nov. 2 tracks legal services innovations at 38 law schools.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren: I was sexually harassed as a young law professor

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she was sexually harassed by a senior faculty member when she was starting out as a law professor.

The Democrat from Massachusetts told her story…

Bassiouni, former law prof who championed human rights, dies at 79

Updated: M. Cherif Bassiouni, a human rights advocate and former DePaul University law professor, has died at the age of 79.

Bassiouni died Monday at his Chicago home, the

Charles Kenji Whitehead: Teaching startup law as startup products start up
From the late 1980s to mid-2000s, Cornell Law School professor Charles Kenji “Chuck” Whitehead was steeped in BigLaw securities and deals work. He also had top leadership positions as a hybrid banker and a lawyer in big finance companies involved in venture capital and securities.
6th Circuit rejects law prof’s claim that ‘mark of the beast’ pay raise constituted retaliation

A federal appeals court has tossed a suit by a retired Cleveland-Marshall College of Law professor that contended his $666 pay raise was intended as retaliation for a successful union…

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