Tuesday, March 28, 2006
De Novo Debunks Claim that Columbia's President Hired Law Faculty As Payoff for Help in Affirmative Action Case
On Sunday, we blogged an article (Bollinger on the Spot) in the New York Sun: Did Columbia Hire Faculty Member as Payoff for Help to President Bollinger in Affirmative Action Case?. Denovo debunks the NY Sun article in Reason #23 for Liberals to Join Fed Soc:
[T[he suggestions made by the NY Sun ... struck me as quite silly, To my understanding, the Columbia University president has little role in hiring faculty in general, and particularly in the graduate schools.
(Hat Tip: Leiter's Law School Reports.)