Brian Leiter (Chicago) has blogged the rape allegations against Minnesota law professor Francesco Parisi, whose lawyer denies the charges. Minneapolis Star Tribune has the details in U Law School Prof Charged With Sex Assault, Stalking; Lawyer Said the 55-Year-Old Woman Has "Zero Evidence" of Her Accusations: A University of Minnesota...
The big issue for both sides is whether the main federal law barring sex discrimination in education protects high school senior Gavin Grimm and other transgender students. The Virginia teen has been issued an amended birth certificate identifying him as a male, received hormone treatments and underwent chest reconstruction surgery.
“A New Jersey man convicted of randomly punching fellow students at a Massachusetts university is now suing Endicott College, claiming the school was lax in enforcing underage drinking laws.” [Joshua Rhett Miller, New York Post] Tags:...Show More Summary
Law Newz reports: A group of law professors have filed a misconduct complaint against Kellyanne Conway, claiming that she violated the Rules of Professional Conduct for attorneys by giving false statements to the media. Fifteen professors...Show More Summary
The Indiana House approved a bill that could spare some poorly performing charter schools from consequences. State law currently bars charters that receive bad marks from taking on new students … Click to Continue »
She missed some important lessons in law school...
In the closing minutes of the Super Bowl this year, the Falcons sealed their fate when they made a critical mistake: they punted. To punt -- such a well-known expression you don't have to know football to know what it means -- is to put off taking action in......
Thursday on ABC’s Good Morning America, the show led with protests outside the White House over last night’s decision to reverse an Obama era law on transgender bathrooms. In 2016, President Obama had threatened to withdraw federal funding from schools who did not comply with letting transgender students use the bathroom of their choice. Show More Summary
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a measure setting up a new board to oversee South Dakota's four technical institutes. The Republican governor on Thursday signed the bill, which … Click to Continue »
Submitted by Michael Snyder via The End of The American Dream blog, The Chicago public school system has decided to openly defy the president of the United States. More than 392,000 students attend public schools in Chicago, and on Tuesday...Show More Summary
As the next dean of Yale Law School, Heather Gerken says a key challenge will be figuring how best to stand up for the rule of law. Gerken, a constitutional … Click to Continue »
A couple of days ago I wrote about the extraordinary increase in Stanford Law School’s revenues and operating budget over the past twenty years (Revenues have tripled in constant dollars, while expenditures have risen a more modest 174%, also in constant dollars. The size of the student body has not changed). Anyhoo, I’ve been digging […]
Fears about heightened enforcement of federal immigration laws combined with confusion and anti-immigrant rhetoric might be causing thousands of California students who came to the United States without legal papers to forgo valuable college aid. Far fewer students than last year have applied for...
Following up on my previous posts (links below): My Northwest, The Atticus Effect: Has Trump Made Attorneys Popular Again?: Kellye Testy knew perceptions had shifted when, purely by accident, she bumped into a couple of her former students while having dinner in Seattle. Testy, dean of the University of Washington...
A state appellate court judge will be the next dean of the College of Law at Loyola University in New Orleans. Judge Madeleine Landrieu is currently on the state 4th … Click to Continue »
U.S. News will unveil the 2018 Best Graduate Schools rankings -- including for business, law, education, engineering, medical and nursing programs -- on usnews.com on March 14. Detailed statistical data collected about each program in...Show More Summary
A federal judge has agreed to put on hold a lawsuit challenging Utah state laws that restrict positive talk about homosexuality in schools until state lawmakers decide on a proposal … Click to Continue »
BREAKING: Lawyer gets promotion. Film at 11. [Big Law Business] A look at law school clinics aimed at providing services to veterans. [Mic] Explaining the American constitutional crisis to Russian law students. [Tucson.com] When age bias comes for you. Show More Summary
Once the largest law school in North Carolina, Charlotte School of Law's student population has fallen from 1,500 a decade ago to less than 300 this semester. The for-profit law school, now on probation for failing educational standards and sanctioned with no federal funding, may not survive into the summer.......
A Pennsylvania school board member has sued his local newspaper and three of its journalists, claiming they violated state wiretapping laws by reporting on a secretly recorded audiotape of a … Click to Continue »