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Law students less likely to get A’s from professors who are a different gender or race, study finds
An AccessLex Institute-funded research paper has found that first-year law students are 3 percent less likely to get A's or A-minuses in classes taught by someone of the opposite gender, and 10 percent less likely to earn A's or A-minuses when the class is taught by someone of a different race.
Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh got mostly glowing evaluations from his law students
Law students who evaluated Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s classes gave mostly glowing evaluations to the future U.S. Supreme Court nominee.

One student at Georgetown was so impressed that the 2007 evaluation read: “I honestly believe I took a class that was instructed by a future Supreme Court justice." Others rated Kavanaugh as their best professor ever. Students said he was accessible outside of class, evenhanded, fair-minded, well-versed in the materials and smart. One noted his “great hair!”
Is the NFL’s anthem policy constitutional? Not in some states, law prof argues
State constitutions may protect players who are fined for violating the NFL's ban on protests during the national anthem, according to incoming Harvard law professor Nikolas Bowie.
Was law prof part of a lawsuit-plotting ‘cabal’? State ridicules ‘imagined conspiracy’
A cable provider sued by the state of New York for allegedly overpromising internet speeds has notified the judge that it intends to claim the state of New York conspired with a law professor and technology companies to bring the lawsuit.
After previously defending lower pay for female profs, DU Law School enters EEOC consent decree
Seven female professors at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law will receive back pay, compensatory damages and compensation increases stemming from an equal pay lawsuit brought in 2016 by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Judge who sued neighbor over urinating cat got case records sealed; law prof seeks access
A judge in Washington state who sought a restraining order against his neighbor’s urinating cat was able to get court records sealed in the case.
2 Center for Constitutional Rights officials are denied entry into Israel

Two officials with the Center for Constitutional Rights say that on Sunday they were interrogated and denied entry into Israel for a fact-finding tour with U.S. human rights leaders.

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Professor with anti-discrimination expertise appointed dean at Northwestern Law
Kimberly Yuracko has been appointed as the dean of Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, starting Sept 1.
Law professor says Uber driver tried to abduct her on ride to the airport
A law professor said an Uber driver tried to take her to a hotel against her will on her way to the airport.
Yale law professor wins Pulitzer Prize for book on mass incarceration

Yale law professor James Forman Jr. won the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction on Monday for his book examining the role that African-American political leaders played in mass incarceration affecting the…

Pace law dean steps down, evades questions on whether the move was voluntary
Pace University law dean David Yassky is stepping down at the end of the academic year, going on a sabbatical and planning to return to the school as a faculty member.
Yale’s civil litigation clinic aims to train law students and make a difference
Yale Law School has set up a law clinic for first-, second- and third-year students to work on novel lawsuits with the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office. This approach makes the subject easier and more meaningful, according to students.
Savannah Law School will close, students and faculty are told
Savannah Law School informed its students and faculty on Wednesday that the school will close at the end of the spring semester.
Constitution signature campaign is designed to send a message to Trump
A progressive group calling itself the Shadow Cabinet is inviting like-minded individuals to send a message to President Donald Trump by adding their signature to an online Constitution.
Constitutional and legal ethics scholar Ronald Rotunda dies at 73
Ronald Rotunda, a legal ethics and constitutional law expert at Chapman University's law school, died last Wednesday from pneumonia at the age of 73.

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