Age Discrimination in Law School Hiring
emaltz at camden.rutgers.edu
Sun Oct 15 15:13:45 PDT 2006
What you are suggesting is absolutely prohibited by the ADEA.
At 08:41 AM 10/15/2006 -0400, Steven Jamar wrote:
>Is age a permissible factor? If a faculty has 10 faculty 60 and older, 10
>faculty 50-59, 10 faculty 40-49, 5 faculty 30-39, and 1 under 30, can the
>faculty take into account age in hiring?
>What of the "train our own" into our own system (as distinguished from
>someone who comes from a position of experience, especially teaching
>elsewhere, and is set in his or her ways, is that ok?
>On Oct 15, 2006, at 8:33 AM, <mailto:XGreencard at aol.com>XGreencard at aol.com
>>Some of you may have read the Nov. 28, 2005 posting at Virginia Law
>>School entitled, "Law Schools Could Face Age Discrimination Suits Over
>>Faculty Hiring, Panelists Say." America's law schools are vulnerable to
>>age discrimination lawsuits, according to Douglas Richmond and Ethan
>>Burger, the co-authors of a forthcoming article on this topic in the
>>Virginia Journal of Social Policy and Law.
>>I practiced law for 25 years and had a distinguished career in my field.
>>I hold an LL.M. from a top 10 school. I had prior publications but this
>>spring/summer produced two articles both of which have been accepted for
>>publication in law reviews. I am currently a Ph.D. student at an Ivy
>>I registered for the AALS faculty recruitment conference in August for
>>the upcoming meeting Nov. 2-4. In addition, I wrote directly 15 schools
>>to whom I was particularly interested. I have not received one call, or
>>one interview. It is so obvious that this is pure and simple age
>>I am outraged by this BS and am assembling my legal arsenal as we speak.
>>Stay tuned, you may be seeing the next Grutz v. Bollinger.
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