Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter
University of Chicago Law School

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February 21, 2015

UNC law faculty statement in support of Centers that Board of Governors propose to close or narrow.

The faculty statement is here.  The move by the Board of Governors is a case of naked political retaliation against outspoken liberal UNC law professor Gene Nichol.

February 21, 2015 in Faculty News, Of Academic Interest | Permalink

February 20, 2015

My colleague Richard McAdams on his new book...

February 17, 2015

Ted Ruger Named Dean of Penn

The University of Pennsylvania Law School has named Professor Theodore Ruger, the current Deputy Dean of the law school, as its new permanent dean.  He will take over from Interim Dean Wendell Pritchett this summer.  Ted, who is a health law scholar and clerked for Justice Breyer, holds a JD from Harvard.    

February 17, 2015 in Faculty News | Permalink

January 06, 2015

Berkeley's Guzman to become Dean at USC

Andrew Guzman, a leading scholar of international law and trade at Berkeley, will become Dean of the Gould School of Law at the University of Southern California on July 1, 2015.

UPDATE:  The USC press release.  (Thanks to Bob Rasmussen for sending it along.)

January 6, 2015 in Faculty News | Permalink

January 05, 2015

Cardozo Dean Matthew Diller to return to Fordham as Dean in 2015-16

Fordham's announcement here.

(Thanks to John Feerick for the pointer.)

January 5, 2015 in Faculty News | Permalink

Cardozo's Susan Crawford, Miami's Mary Anne Franks and Columbia's Tim Wu named 2014 "Heroes of the Internet"...

(Thanks to Jason Walta for the pointer.)

January 5, 2015 in Faculty News, Law in Cyberspace | Permalink

December 03, 2014

Three finalists for George Mason Deanship

They are:  Henry Butler (longtime member of the George Mason faculty), Jim Chen (Michigan State, and the former Dean at Louisville), and my colleague Todd Henderson (Chicago).  While Todd is a natural for a Deanship, his inclusion is clearly an effort to politically diversify GMU by bringing in someone to the left of most of the current faculty!

December 3, 2014 in Faculty News | Permalink

December 02, 2014

Legal historian Mark Weiner wins $100K Grawemeyer Award for 2015


December 2, 2014 in Faculty News | Permalink

November 26, 2014

Wilson Named Dean of Tennessee

Professor Melanie Wilson, the associate dean ofacademic affairs at Kansas Law, has been named the new dean of the University of Tennessee School of Law.  

November 26, 2014 in Faculty News | Permalink

November 25, 2014

Cercone Named Dean of Indiana Tech

Indiana Tech School of Law has named Charles Cercone, currently the associate dean of faculty at Thomas Cooley Law, as its new dean.  

November 25, 2014 in Faculty News | Permalink