Hiring Law Professors: Breaking the Back of an American Plutocratic Oligarchy
June 1, 2009
Widener Law Journal, Vol. 19, 2010
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