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Friday, January 29, 2010

David Weisbach Spurns Yale Offer to Remain at Chicago

Weisbach Brian Leiter reports that David A. Weisbach, the Walter J. Blum Professor of Law and Kearney Director of the Program in Law and Economics at the University of Chicago Law School who taught a short course last year at Yale Law School as the Maurice R. Greenberg Visiting Professor of Law, has turned down a senior lateral offer from Yale to remain at Chicago.

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This is news only if one assumes that Yale is necessarily better than Chicago. One doesn't see many people leaving Yale for the Midwest, either. Nor does the story say what Chicago promised in order to keep him, which seems relevant.

Posted by: mike livingston | Jan 29, 2010 6:45:49 AM