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Monday, January 23, 2006

Schuck and Leiter Debate: Do Law Schools Need More Ideological Diversity?

Legal Affairs is hosting a debate between Perter Schuck (Yale) and Brian Leiter (Texas): Do Law Schools Need More Ideological Diversity?

Law professors are supposed to help students learn to think about issues from all sides. While law schools may have recruited more women and minorities in the past generation, they still lack ideological diversity, according to two recent studies. One reports that law professors who donate to political causes donate overwhelmingly to Democrats. The other contends that what's missing are representatives of the new mainstream in America: "Republicans, conservatives, and evangelical or fundamentalist Christians."

Do law schools need more diversity?

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