Monday, June 18, 2012
Details and excerpts here.
(As some readers will know, I overlapped at Texas with Sullivan, whom I knew only slightly; I was, of course, on the law faculty with her husband, Douglas Laycock, for most of my 13 years at Texas. I should add I've had no "inside" information on this at all; indeed, I've had no communication with Laycock, other than a one sentence note of acknowledgment he sent after I e-mailed him to express my condolences about the mess there. As our colleagues from Texas will know, he and I were often on opposite sides of some important institutional issues! Like everyone else in our profession, I have the highest regard for his scholarly work--he is the "trailing spouse" every law faculty would like to get!)
UPDATE: Stephen Bainbridge (UCLA), a UVA alum, comments.