1,000,000 + Attorneys and Legal Staff - Legal employers hire more people on LawCrossing than any other site.
Fitchburg State and UMass Law Sign Agreement to Reduce Course Duration
Fitchburg State and UMass Law Sign Agreement to Reduce Course Duration
Dan Markel Murder Investigation Ongoing in Florida
Dan Markel Murder Investigation Ongoing in Florida
Battle for Ownership of Charleston School of Law Rages On as School Year Begins
Battle for Ownership of Charleston School of Law Rages On as School Ye...
Legal Education Receives Strong Reviews from Class of 2014
Legal Education Receives Strong Reviews from Class of 2014
Your profile matches an open legal position. Apply now!
Job Listings

Yale Law Hires First Tenured Hispanic Professor

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

It was announced earlier this week by Dean Richard Post that Yale Law School has its very first tenured Hispanic faculty member. Beginning on January 28, Cristina Rodriguez will join the faculty, according to The National Law Journal.

Rodriguez has taught previously at New York University School of Law since 2004 and has expertise in immigration law. In 2010, Rodriguez took a leave from the school in order to work as a deputy assistant attorney general for the United States Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel.

“Cristina is the nation’s leading theorist of immigration law,” Post said in a written statement. “Her work is both practical and cutting edge, and she brings a wealth of experience and knowledge. She is a superb teacher, and I expect that she will be a mentor to generations of students.”

In March of 2012, it was reported by The Yale Daily News that Rodriguez was offered a tenured post at the school. The news broke during a town hall meeting that involved students and administrators regarding faculty diversity.

What

 job title, keywords

Where

 city, state, zip



Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!


The Association of American Law Schools, the AALS, released data that shows 72 percent of law professors across the country are white. The data is from 2008, which is the most recent data available. Across the country, 80 percent of faculty members who have tenure or tenure-track jobs are white as well.

Rodriguez graduated from Yale Law School with her J.D. and was a visiting professor at the school in the fall semester of 2009. Rodriguez is going to teach immigration law, constitutional law and administrative law.

Yale Law Hires First Tenured Hispanic Professor by

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Tagged: , ,

Posted by on January 11, 2013. Filed under Law School News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Real Estate Associate
USA-TX-Dallas

Our client is a north Dallas law firm who seeks a Real Estate Development Associate.  The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years law firm experience concentrated in representing real estate develope...