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Hiring Law Professors: Breaking the Back of an American Plutocratic Oligarchy


Daniel Gordon


St. Thomas University - School of Law

June 1, 2009

Widener Law Journal, Vol. 19, 2010

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Law students and the consumers of legal services like to think that professors are hired by law schools on the basis of pure intellectual ability and achievement. No doubt, individual intellectual ability and achievement play significant roles in law school faculty hiring. However, another important dynamic is overlooked, wealth.

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Date posted: June 2, 2009 ; Last revised: January 24, 2012

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Gordon, Daniel, Hiring Law Professors: Breaking the Back of an American Plutocratic Oligarchy (June 1, 2009). Widener Law Journal, Vol. 19, 2010. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1412783 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1412783

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16401 N.W. 37th Ave.
Miami, FL 33054
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