Eight of the signatures in the letter to the Senate were from professors at Yale, where the Supreme Court nominee obtained his law degree.
An early draft of his article explicitly suggested the killing of law professors.
Responding to a campaign by law professors, a leading legal publisher said on Thursday that its new casebook-publishing program
The status quo in American legal education hummed along quite well for several decades -- most graduates of accredited law schools passed the bar, most found paid work as lawyers, and most fared far better, financially, than those who did not get law degrees. But two events in the last eight years unsettled the status quo, one familiar, one less so.