1503 ABA Journal Law Professors articles.
A Texas group filed two suits over the weekend alleging that two prominent law reviews violate federal laws by giving preferences to women and minorities when selecting some of their members…
Oct 10, 2018 3:15 PM CDT
The FBI has completed its supplemental report on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sent it to the Senate, where senators began to view it Thursday in a secure room at the Capitol.
Oct 4, 2018 8:28 AM CDT
Four students at Harvard Law School, where U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is a lecturer, have written an opinion piece calling for the school administration to remove him as an instructor "unless a full and fair investigation is conducted."
Sep 21, 2018 1:05 PM CDT
If Judge Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, it will be “perfectly polarized” along party lines, write two law professors on their new blog, Scotus OA.
Sep 18, 2018 6:02 AM CDT
When his law firm enlisted then-litigator Daniel W. Linna Jr. for a presentation on evaluating potential trial outcomes, he presented his Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn peers with a hypothetical case—a teaching approach he used later as an adjunct at the University of Michigan Law School and Michigan State University College of Law.
Sep 1, 2018 2:25 AM CDT
While this may serve a pedagogical purpose for non-African-American students, it can create an abusive and degrading learning environment for African-American students, whose very reaction to the word is used as a teaching point.
Aug 28, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
As an associate dean of the University of Houston Law Center, Sondra Tennessee has witnessed her share of helicopter parents. She’s seen parents ask law schools to switch their child’s professor, because they didn’t think he or she was a good fit.
Aug 27, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
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.
Aug 9, 2018 3:01 PM CDT
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!”
Jul 23, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
I had had great teachers of contracts, but they emphasized theory, not practice. I resolved to prepare law students to tackle the costly, time-consuming problems of contract ambiguities. Many years of practice allowed me to make good on this resolution.
Jul 16, 2018 7:15 AM CDT
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.
Jun 6, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
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.
May 30, 2018 4:12 PM CDT
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.
May 17, 2018 4:49 PM CDT
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.
May 3, 2018 11:44 AM CDT
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.
May 2, 2018 11:07 AM CDT
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