Skip to comments.A public law school faces trial over liberal bias
Posted on 10/13/2012 2:28:56 PM PDT by Justaham
Praised by colleagues as smart, friendly and passionate about the law, Teresa Wagner was a leading candidate when two jobs came open to teach writing at the University of Iowa law school. An alumnus, she was already working part-time at its writing center and received positive reviews from students and a key committee.
But after she interviewed with the faculty in 2007, one job went to someone without teaching experience and the other wasn't filled. She was passed over for other jobs in the coming years. She now says she was blackballed because of her legal work against abortion rights and will take her complaint to a jury this week in a case that is being closely watched in higher education because of longstanding allegations of political bias at left-leaning law schools.
Conservatives have maintained for years that they are passed over for jobs and promotions at law schools because of their views, but formal challenges have been rare, in part because of the difficulty of proving discrimination. Wagner's case is considered the first of its kind.
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Simple solution: no more tax payer funding.
Bravo to her. I hope several of the leftists get canned.
I don’t believe you will see any leftists canned.
Even if she wins the school will not change, they will pay her off and keep doing what they have done all along.
I have met Teresa Wagner. She is a very intelligent woman.