February 20, 2012
Entry-level hiring report from Prawfs Blog
MOVING TO FRONT FROM FEB. 8 TO ENCOURAGE MORE SUBMISSIONS
It's here. Past years have tended to under-count quite a bit, so do take a moment, if you are a candidate or a hiring chair, to note your junior hires so we can get a more reliable snapshot of the market.
February 17, 2012
A 20-Year Low for Law School Applications?
Jeff Sovern (St. John's) comments.
February 16, 2012
Fellowships for Aspiring Law Professors, 2012 Edition
February 14, 2012
Updated Lateral Moves List
I've updated the 2012 law school faculty lateral moves list here.
Dean Tom Mengler from St. Thomas (MN) to St. Mary's (TX)
Thomas Mengler, the outgoing dean of St. Thomas School of Law (Minneapolis), will be joining St. Mary's University in San Antonio Texas this summer. He will be the school's new president. Menger formerly served as the dean of the University of Illinois College of Law.
February 13, 2012
Sued Law Schools May Face Credit Difficulties
News item here.
February 10, 2012
The job market for summer associates
Informative piece here.
February 9, 2012
Nine Law Professors Elected to the ALI
The American Law Institute announced the election of 27 new members. Nine of these individuals are law professors. They are:
Jaclyn Cherry (South Carolina)
Maxine Eichner (North Carolina)
Mary Fan (U. of Washington)
Shubha Ghosh (Wisconsin)
Lisa Kern Griffin (Duke)
Simona Grossi (Loyola-LA)
Francine Lipman (Chapman)
Francis "Jay" Mootz (UNLV)
Ben Sheppard (Houston)
Update: Although I won't change the post title, I missed a tenth law professor: Tseming Yang from Vermont Law School.
February 8, 2012
Widener Prof. Connell Settles Lawsuit Against the School
There's a brief news item here, with almost no meaningful detail except that the outcome of Professor Connell's defamation lawsuit was that he ended up resigning his position at the school! This confirms my earlier suspicion that there was a lot more going on here than was in the public domain.
Information on submitting to law reviews
A useful resource updated.