Thursday, June 23, 2022

Lateral hires with tenure or on tenure-track, 2021-22

These are non-clinical appointments that will take effect in 2022 (except where noted); I will move the list to the front at various intervals as new additions come in.   (Recent additions will be put in bold.)  Last year's list is here.

 

*Michelle Adams (civil rights, constitutional law, law & race) from Cardozo Law School/Yeshiva University to the University of Michigan.

 

*Aziza Ahmed (health law,  constitutional law, law & gender, law & race) from the University of California, Irvine to Boston University.

 

*Lisa Alexander (corporate, contracts, housing & urban development law) from Texas A&M University to Boston College.

 

*Michele Alexandre (civil rights, constitutional law, law & gender, critical race theory) from Stetson University (where she is Dean) to Loyola University, Chicago (to become Dean).

 

*Jonas Anderson (intellectual property [esp. patents], property) from American University to the University of Utah.

 

*Julian Arato (international law, international trade) from Brooklyn Law School to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

 

*Bernadette Atuahene (property, law & international development) from Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago-Kent College of Law to the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

 

*Mario Barnes (constitutional law, criminal law, national security law, race & the law) from the University of Washington, Seattle (where he is Dean) back to the University of California, Irvine (effective January 2022).

 

*Jeannine Bell (criminal law and procedure, law & society) from Indiana University, Bloomington to Loyola University, Chicago.

 

*Karima Bennoune (international law, international human rights) from University of California, Davis to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

 

*Matthew Bodie (labor & employment law, corporate law) from Saint Louis University to the University of Minnesota.

 

*Kristen Boon (international law) from Seton Hall University to the University of Ottawa (to become Dean).

 

*John R. Brooks (tax law & policy) from Georgetown University to Fordham University.

 

*Dorothy Brown (tax) from Emory University to Georgetown University.

 

*Lonnie T. Brown, Jr. (legal ethics) from the University of Georgia to the University of Tennessee (to become Dean).

 

*Kara Bruce (bankruptcy, commercial law) from the University of Toledo to the University of Oklahoma, Norman.

 

*Christopher Buccafusco (intellectual property) from Cardozo Law School/Yeshiva University to Duke University.

 

*Sarah Burstein (patents, copyright) from the University of Oklahoma, Norman to Suffolk University.

 

*Courtney Cahill (constitutional law, law & sexuality) from Florida State University to the University of California, Irvine.

 

*Emily Cauble (tax) from DePaul University to the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

 

*Kami Chavis (criminal law & procedure) from Wake Forest University to the College of William & Mary.

 

*Ming Hsu Chen (administrative, immigiration, and constitutional law; law & society) from the University of Colorado, Boulder to the University of California, Hastings.

 

*Miriam Cherry (employment law, contracts) from Saint Louis University to St. John's University.

 

*Jennifer Collins (family law, criminal law) from Southern Methodist University (where she is Dean) to Rhodes College (to become President).

 

*Kristin Collins (immigration law, family law, federal courts, legal history) from Boston University to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (effective fall 2023).

 

*Blanche Bong Cook (criminal law and procedure) from the University of Kentucky to Loyola University, Chicago.

 

*Geoffrey Corn (criminal law & procedure, military law) from South Texas College of Law to Texas Tech University.

 

*Richard Delgado (Critical Race Theory, civil rights, constitutional law) from the University of Alabama back to Seattle University.

 

*Diane Lourdes Dick (bankruptcy, tax) from Seattle University to the University of Iowa.

 

*Ryan Doerfler (statutory interpretation, judicial review, law & philosophy) from the University of Chicago to Harvard University.

 

*Raff Donelson (criminal law & procedure, jurisprudence) from Pennsylvania  State University-Dickinson School of Law to Chicago-Kent College of Law/Illinois Institute of Technology.

 

*Doron Dorfman (health & disability law, employment discrimination, empirical legal studies) from Syracuse University to Seton Hall University.

 

*Michael C. Duff (labor & employment law) from the University of Wyoming to Saint Louis University.

 

*Tabrez Y. Ebrahim (law & technology, patent law, property) from California Western School of Law to Lewis & Clark (untenured lateral).

 

*Taleed El-Sabawi (health law & policy) from Elon University to Florida International University (untenured lateral).

 

*Jared Ellias (bankruptcy, corporate law, empirical legal studies) from the University of California, Hastings to Harvard University.

 

*Seth Endo (civil procedure, professional responsibility) from the University of Florida, Gainesville to Seattle University (untenured lateral).

 

*Lee Epstein (empircal legal studies, law & social science) from Washington University, St. Louis to the University of Southern California.

 

*Sam Erman (legal history, constitutional law, citizenship & nationality) from the University of Southern California to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

 

*Brenner Fissell (criminal law, local government law, military law) from Hofstra University to Villanova University (untenured lateral).

 

*Dallan Flake (civil procedure, employment discrimination) from Ohio Northern University to Gonzaga University (untenured lateral).

 

*Matthew L.M. Fletcher (Federal Indian law) from Michigan State University to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

 

*Amanda Frost (immigration law, constitutional law) from American University to the University of Virginia.

 

*Charlotte Garden (labor & employment law, constitutional law) from Seattle University to the University of Minnesota.

 

*Jacob Goldin (tax, empirical legal studies, law & economics) from Stanford University to the University of Chicago.

 

*David Grenardo (sports law, legal profession) from St. Mary’s University to University of St. Thomas (Minnesota).

 

*Leah Chan Grinvald (intellectual property) from Suffolk University to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (to become Dean).

 

*Tara Leigh Grove (federal courts, civil procedure, constitutional law) from the University of Alabama to the University of Texas, Austin.

 

*Monica Hakimi (international law, foreign relations law, national security law) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor to Columbia University.

 

*Andrew Hammond (civil procedure, administrative law, poverty law) from the University of Florida, Gainesville to Indiana University, Bloomington (untenured lateral) (effective January 1, 2023).

 

*Woodrow Hartzog (law & technology) from Northeastern University to Boston University.

 

*Richard Hasen (election law, voting rights) from the University of California, Irvine to the University of California, Los Angeles.

 

*Daniel Hemel (tax, intellectual property) from the University of Chicago to New York University.

 

*Aila Hoss (health law, federal Indian law) from the University of Tulsa to Indiana University, Indianapolis (untenured lateral).

 

*Margaret Hu (national security law, immigration law, civil rights, law & technology) from Pennsylvania State University-University Park to the College of William & Mary.

 

*Blake Hudson (natural resources law, land use, environmental law) from the University of Florida, Gainseville to Cumberland School of Law, Samford University (to become Dean).

 

*Christine Hurt (corporate law, securities regulation) from Brigham Young University to Southern Methodist University.

 

*Tonja Jacobi (empirical legal studies, criminal procedure, judicial behavior) from Northwestern University to Emory University.

 

*Marissa Jackson Sow (property, contracts, law & race) from St. Johns University to the University of Richmond (untenured lateral).

 

*Sharon Jacobs (environmental law, energy law) from the University of Colorado, Boulder to the University of California, Berkeley.

 

*Jalila Jefferson-Bullock (criminal law & procedure) from Duquesne University to Wayne State University.

 

*Linda Jellum (administrative law, legislation, tax) from Mercer University to the University of Idaho.

 

*Courtney Joslin (constitutional law law & sexuality, employment discrimination) from the University of California, Davis to George Washington University (effective fall 2023).

 

*Mugambi Jouet (criminal law, comparative law) from McGill University to the University of Southern California (untenured lateral).

 

*Christine Kim (tax) from the University of Utah to Cardozo Law School/Yeshiva University.

 

*Shani King (family law, education law) from the University of Florida, Gainseville to Rutgers University.

 

*Alexandra Klass (energy law, environmental law) from the University of Minnesota to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

 

*Steven Koh (international & comparative criminal law) from Boston College to Boston University (untenured lateral).

 

*Stacey Lantagne (intellectual property, entertainment law) from the University of Mississippi to Western New England College of Law.

 

*Michelle Layser (tax) from the University of Illnois, Urbana-Champaign to the University of San Diego (untenured lateral).

 

*Daryl Lim (intellectual property, antitrust) from the University of Illinois, Chicago John Marshall Law School to Pennsylvania State University-Dickinson School of Law.

 

*Odette Lienau (international law, law & economics, bankruptcy) from Cornell University to Boston College (to become Dean).

 

*Lyrissa Lidsky (First Amendment, torts) from the University of Missouri, Columbia (where she had been Dean) back to the University of Florida, Gainesville.

 

*Shirley Lin (employment law, antidiscrimination law, law & gender, law & race) from Pace University to Brooklyn Law School (untenured lateral).

 

*Lynn LoPucki (commercial law, corporate law) from the University of California, Los Angeles (where he will take emeritus status) to the University of Florida, Gainesville.

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June 23, 2022 in Faculty News | Permalink

Friday, June 17, 2022

Blogging hiatus

I'll resume more regular blogging in early August, but between now and then I'll only put up things that are particularly noteworthy or time-sensitive.  I'll also update the laterals list as needed.  I wish readers a productive seven weeks or so until my return!

June 17, 2022 | Permalink

Monday, June 13, 2022

The Bluebook is awful as everyone knows...

...but it apparently rakes in millions of dollars for the law reviews at Columbia, Harvard, Penn and Yale!

June 13, 2022 in Of Academic Interest | Permalink

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

In Memoriam: Browne C. Lewis (1962-2022)

Dean of the law school at North Carolina Central University since 2020, Dean Lewis wrote widely in the areas of artificial intelligence, assisted reproductive technology, environmental racism, and inheritance law.  There is an announcement from the NCCU Chancellor here and a memorial notice from the University of Minnesota Law School, of which Dean Lewis was an alumna.

(Thanks to Dean Angela Onwuachi-Willig for the pointer.)

June 8, 2022 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

"Faculty Lounge" blog is already posting hiring announcements for 2022-23

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

In Memoriam: Kenneth W. Dam (1932-2022)

A longtime member of the University of Chicago Law School faculty, Professor Dam was an expert on issues of domestic and international economic law and policy.  He also held important positions in both the public and private sector.  The Chicago memorial notice is here.

June 7, 2022 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

Saturday, June 4, 2022

Congratulations to the University of Chicago Law School Class of 2022!

It's been a pleasure and a privilege to teach such talented young men and women, and I am sure I speak for all of my colleagues in wishing you much professional success and personal happiness in the years ahead!

June 4, 2022 | Permalink

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Enrollments and LSAT scores, 2010-2021

Jerry Organ (St. Thomas) collects the data.  2021 applications and matriculations are still only 80% of what they were in 2010.

June 2, 2022 in Legal Profession, Of Academic Interest | Permalink

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

New "Journal of Law Teaching and Learning"

Lawprof Emily Grand (Washburn) asked me to share the following announcement:

The Institute for Law Teaching and Learning is thrilled to be launching a new scholarly journal.  The Journal of Law Teaching and Learning will publish scholarly articles about pedagogy and will provide authors with rigorous peer review. We hope to publish our first issue in Fall 2023. 

If you have a scholarly article that might fit the needs of The Journal of Law Teaching and Learning, please consider submitting it directly to us via email at mcolatrella@pacific.edu or through the Scholastica platform. 

May 31, 2022 in Of Academic Interest | Permalink

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Blast from the past: Phyllis Schafly has a friend in Rick Hills

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Legal realism and the Supreme Court

I talk with Prof. Eric Segall (Georgia State) on his podcast "Supreme Myths" (also available on Spotify and other podcast platforms).

May 25, 2022 in Jurisprudence | Permalink