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Brian Leiter
University of Chicago Law School

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Monday, January 12, 2015

"Constitutional Law, Moral Judgment and the Supreme Court as Super-Legislature"

Here's a draft of the Tobriner Memorial Lecture in Constitutional law that I will be giving at Hastings later this afternoon in San Francisco.


January 12, 2015 in Jurisprudence, Of Academic Interest | Permalink

Sunday, January 11, 2015

2015 Report on the State of the Legal Market

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Nice WSJ write-up about New Hampshire's "Webster Program" to train generalist litigators ready to hit the ground running

Tuesday, January 6, 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

Most cited scholars in legal ethics/professional responsibility

Here.


January 6, 2015 in Of Academic Interest, Rankings | Permalink

Monday, January 5, 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"...

...here.

(Thanks to Jason Walta for the pointer.)


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

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

July 2014 California bar exam results

Blog Emperor Caron crunches the numbers.


December 31, 2014 in Legal Profession, Of Academic Interest, Rankings | Permalink

A brief video discussion of "Why Tolerate Religion?" with Prof. Weiler at the EUI

During my October "Italy tour" (when I gave the Fresco Lectures at Genoa, and also gave a seminar at Palermo), I was fortunate to visit the European University Institute for the first time, thanks to Prof. Dennis Patterson.  While there, Joseph Weiler, President of the EUI and editor in chief of the European Journal of International Law, asked to record a short discussion about Why Tolerate Religion?


December 31, 2014 in Jurisprudence | Permalink

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

More on the legal employment market: facts and myths

Stephen Diamond (Santa Clara) comments on a recent story.


December 30, 2014 in Legal Profession | Permalink