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Iowa Republicans blast law school over refusal to hire conservative professor as faculty
foxnews.com ^ | Christina Corbin

Posted on 04/06/2012 8:28:19 AM PDT by Huskrrrr

Iowa Republicans are taking aim at the state's top law school for denying a faculty position to a conservative law professor, who an assistant dean once said embraces politics the rest of the faculty "despises."

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/04/05/iowa-republicans-blast-law-school-over-refusal-to-hire-conservative-professor/#ixzz1rH2eeqcX

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Iowa
KEYWORDS: 2012; academia; corruption; democrats; education; faculty; liberalfascism; liberalism; liberals; progressives; teresawagner
I hold a BS from Iowa and for years have not been a contributing alumnus, due to the politics of the University and liberal Presidents they continue to hire.
1 posted on 04/06/2012 8:28:27 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Huskrrrr

Law school have become a laughing stock


2 posted on 04/06/2012 8:32:23 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Huskrrrr

Republicans planning to picket Jessup Hall, adminstration offices, next Monday noon-1PM.

http://www.press-citizen.com/article/20120405/NEWS01/120405011/Johnson-County-Republicans-hold-University-Iowa-protest


3 posted on 04/06/2012 8:32:42 AM PDT by iowamark (The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves)
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To: Huskrrrr

Our legal system needs to be liberated from the influence of law ashools.


4 posted on 04/06/2012 8:33:23 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: Huskrrrr
Libs want to teach only what they want to force down our throats. They want to control everything we do, because they think they are always right. To this argument I always respond, “there are an infinite number of wrong answers to any question and, therefore, there is an extremely large statistical probability that you are wrong and a minuscule possibility that you are correct.”
5 posted on 04/06/2012 8:39:55 AM PDT by immadashell
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To: yldstrk

and yet they are opening up MORE law schools!!!

there has to be a way to shut down the glut of schools. Perhaps some states could have referenda which close the state run schools since so many private shools now exist.


6 posted on 04/06/2012 8:42:02 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory

“there has to be a way to shut down the glut of schools”

There is a way, stop giving them tax dollars.


7 posted on 04/06/2012 8:44:16 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Huskrrrr

At least this “law school” merely denied his position search and he went on his way. In a certain country this “LAW SCHOOL” wants to emulate, a varying and unpopular opinion and/or view would result in a vacation in a state sponsored “re-education camp.”
And yes, that is EXACTLY who and where I mean. I see NO difference in attitude.


8 posted on 04/06/2012 8:45:23 AM PDT by CaptainAmiigaf ( NY Times: We print the news as it fits our views.)
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To: Huskrrrr

Bump


9 posted on 04/06/2012 8:45:33 AM PDT by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: Huskrrrr

What about “diversity.”


10 posted on 04/06/2012 8:47:43 AM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: KansasGirl

They believe in hiring from both parties: Socialists and Communists.


11 posted on 04/06/2012 8:54:24 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Huskrrrr

I wonder, do private Christian universities (Liberty, ORU, etc.) vet the political bent of their applicants the same way?


12 posted on 04/06/2012 8:55:58 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: yldstrk

I am trying to find a Catholic conservative law firm at which to work without any luck.


13 posted on 04/06/2012 8:56:07 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: longtermmemmory
there has to be a way to shut down the glut of schools. Perhaps some states could have referenda which close the state run schools since so many private shools now exist.

The states should run the state universities like investments. For each student, five years after graduation take the student's gross income, his major, and list of classes (including professors) he took, and compile statistics. (Defer majors with long graduate studies/internships like medicine)

The majors with the lowest return on investment get dropped. The professors with the lowest return on investment get fired.

It has the added benefit that departments would stop accepting so many students who are unqualified for their majors.

14 posted on 04/06/2012 8:57:27 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell)
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To: driftdiver

It is not enough to stop the tax dollars. You have to outright shut them down. close the doors. There is no reason for a state law school in this day and age.


15 posted on 04/06/2012 9:00:37 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory
there has to be a way to shut down the glut of schools.

Tort reform is a great start.

16 posted on 04/06/2012 9:03:52 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (My dream ticket for 2012 is John Galt & Dagny Taggart!)
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To: JimRed

“I wonder, do private Christian universities (Liberty, ORU, etc.) vet the political bent of their applicants the same way?”

I don’t support discrimination of any kind. but I would be willing to bet their law school faculty have more than one registered Democrat.


17 posted on 04/06/2012 9:05:33 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Huskrrrr

Conservatives need to just stop funding, period. Charities, nonprofits, alma maters, whatever. Give only to the select few that are truly practicing our values and within their respective objectives. If a law school is to teach law then it needs the best professor, and if that appointment is denied, then donations need to stop.

It is better to donate to places like Hillsdale than an alma mater that misbehaves.


18 posted on 04/06/2012 9:10:48 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Tawana Brawley, Anita Hill, King Rodney, OJ, Duke Lacrosse, Thugvon Martin. See a pattern?)
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To: Huskrrrr

95% of the faculty at colleges and universities are liberal.

If the libs really believed in diversity, at least 50% of the faculty would be conservative.


19 posted on 04/06/2012 9:15:01 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (The TEA Party is my cup of tea.)
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To: Huskrrrr

Defund and block all manner of federal funding including the availability of guaranteed student loans, GI Bill grants, public grants to all who wish to study there.

Time to play hardball.


20 posted on 04/06/2012 9:15:22 AM PDT by Bon mots ("When seconds count, the police are just minutes away...")
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To: longtermmemmory

If someone wants to open a law school its fine with me, as long as it isnt using tax dollars.


21 posted on 04/06/2012 9:16:45 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Huskrrrr
She has also worked for the National Right to Life Committee, which opposes abortion, and the conservative Family Research Council.

Ouch! Kryptonite to Liberal Fascists.

Off topic next. Didn't the voters of Iowa boot their entire Supreme Court in 2010 for imposing fag marriage?

22 posted on 04/06/2012 9:19:46 AM PDT by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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To: JimRed

You said it.

Private universities may do as they please.

A state law school may not so discriminate with public funds.

Notice that Jones, who is being sued, is the “former dean”.


23 posted on 04/06/2012 9:27:00 AM PDT by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT.)
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To: Huskrrrr; LucyT; Fred Nerks; Brown Deer
The George Mason University School of Law where she has been teaching is a relatively even handed school. There are in fact a number of conservatives on the faculty although the student body probably slants somewhat to the left.

Difference between George Mason and Iowa is in the quality of the teaching, not just the bias. GM students come away with an excellent level of knowledge in tax, securities, and the major technical disciplines as well as the foundational subjects of Property Law, Contracts, Constitutional Law, and Court Procedure.

24 posted on 04/06/2012 9:35:17 AM PDT by David
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To: yldstrk

Closest may be ACLJ, but doubt they’re local.

good luck.


25 posted on 04/06/2012 9:35:47 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Night Hides Not

we have tort reform.

civil trial on the federal level is all but extinct due to binding arbitration.

we ALREADY have loser pays via contract and specific area state laws. (see stand your ground protections)

Shutting down the oversupply of law schools means there will be no incentive to take nusance cases just to pay the student loan / regular bills. If each state has ONE state law school and it is shut down that means about 5000 to 1000 fewer lawyers EVERY YEAR. The rest will go down via retirement.


26 posted on 04/06/2012 9:41:43 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: David

Conservative Walter Williams (a Rush fill-in) is also there. GM seems to get it.


27 posted on 04/06/2012 9:42:50 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Huskrrrr

I do not contribute to University of Washington for many of the same reasons.


28 posted on 04/06/2012 9:51:31 AM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: Huskrrrr

I graduated from the Iowa Law school several years ago and the air was so thick with leftist drivel that it turned me into a rabid conservative. Actually found and joined FR during my time in law school. Bought my first gun, too.


29 posted on 04/06/2012 10:28:22 AM PDT by GnL
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Click!

Donate to Free Republic.

30 posted on 04/06/2012 10:29:20 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: Huskrrrr

Note to parents of prospective college students:

IGNORE sending your kid to this campus.

We need more Conservatives-—NOT MORE LIBERALS.


31 posted on 04/06/2012 10:58:26 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Huskrrrr

These people are running your country.

Sucks to be you. :P

Now shut the hell up and go pay your taxes. These university professors need raises. :)

/sarc(??????????????)


32 posted on 04/06/2012 12:12:58 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: longtermmemmory
and yet they are opening up MORE law schools!!!

Of course they are...they are cranking out graduates who are ill-equipped to do anything worthwhile in the world, so they have to create a place to stash them as professors.

33 posted on 04/06/2012 12:47:22 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Had Trayvon been shot in Daddy Obama's Chicago, he'd be just another dead black boy.)
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To: PapaBear3625
The professors with the lowest return on investment get fired.

That isn't quite fair, either. To offer a rounded education, a university has to have someone who teaches logic, someone who teaches French literature. Ditto topology, micropaleontology, and a number of other obscure topics. They can't all teach business administration and practical nursing.

34 posted on 04/06/2012 3:06:00 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: lentulusgracchus
That isn't quite fair, either. To offer a rounded education, a university has to have someone who teaches logic, someone who teaches French literature. Ditto topology, micropaleontology, and a number of other obscure topics.

People who take courses in logic, topology, micropaleontology, and even French Lit (ie, courses where you have to actually think and study in order to pass) are likely people who will make something of themselves after graduation. I was thinking more of the people who take loads of courses like The Influence of Queer Black theory on Feminist Art.

Alternately, professors of such can transfer to private colleges where people can pay for such courses with their own money.

35 posted on 04/06/2012 5:04:51 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell)
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To: dsrtsage

“I do not contribute to University of Washington for many of the same reasons.”

Same with the University of Minnesota, my alma mater.


36 posted on 04/06/2012 9:59:48 PM PDT by MplsSteve (Amy Klobuchar is no moderate. She's Al Franken with a nicer smile.)
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To: Huskrrrr

you hold a what?


37 posted on 04/07/2012 3:39:49 AM PDT by Vanders9
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To: JimRed

I’m sure that would be highly illegal.


38 posted on 04/07/2012 3:40:53 AM PDT by Vanders9
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To: driftdiver

every private law school that opens means a taxpayer funded law school can be closed.


39 posted on 04/09/2012 8:06:34 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory

Personnaly I wouldn’t complain too much if there was a quota on lawyers. We have too many already.

Or a bounty, that might work too.


40 posted on 04/09/2012 8:09:21 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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