Thoughts on Hiring New Law Professors

6 Pages Posted: 10 Jan 2009 Last revised: 28 Jan 2009

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Allen R. Kamp

John Marshall Law School University of Illinois Chicgo

Date Written: October 14, 2008

Abstract

The paper describes and critiques the Association of American Law Schools hiring process, the means by which a significant portion of law school professors are hired. It argues that the process focuses on certain narrow criteria and works against intellectual diversity in law school faculty.

Keywords: legal education, employment, academic hiring

Suggested Citation

Kamp, Allen R., Thoughts on Hiring New Law Professors (October 14, 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1284574 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1284574

Allen R. Kamp (Contact Author)

John Marshall Law School University of Illinois Chicgo ( email )

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Chicago, IL 60604
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