The professors wrote that the University failed to guarantee the accused student his right to have his questions asked to his accuser and expressed their concern about the way Cornell carried out its procedural protections under Title IX policies.
“We would never have been able to get this far without all of our allies: the student body, our colleagues at I.C., our community at the Worker’s Center and across the hill over at Cornell,” said Prof. Brody Burroughs, art, Ithaca College.
“The number of Cornell students and alumni applying to law school has decreased significantly,” Sparrow said. “For Cornell seniors and alumni applying to law schools during that time, the decline was even greater at 53 percent.”
Throughout the week, law students have been signing the backs of the puzzle pieces and writing messages on them. They are attaching letters imploring President Trump to follow the Constitution during his presidency.
According to a recent report conducted by Social Finance, Inc., Cornell Law graduates receive a higher average salary — approximately $183,377 three years after graduation — than other law school graduates across the United States.
Trial lawyer John J. Kenney regaled his audience with tales of his life’s work at the Cornell Law School yesterday as part of the Henry K. Korn Lecture Series in Art, Commerce and Ethics of Contemporary Law.
When speaking about the motivation behind his lecture, Kenney stated on the Cornell Law School website, that he would like to instill in his law students the excitement he feels every day when he gets up.
The lecture, titled “Wanted: Dead or Alive, and Other Tales of a Trial Lawyer,” consisted of several exciting experiences from Kenney’s 38 years of work as a litigator in state and federal trials and appeals.
Henry K. Korn ’68, the benefactor of this lecture series, was also present to introduce the lecturer. Korn explained the purpose of this lecture series.
This is the second article in a series examining the effects of the recession on budget and admissions policies in Cornell’s graduate and professional schools.
Likely the result of the current economic downturn, the Cornell Law School has seen a surge in applicants this year.
Richard Geiger, associate dean for communications and enrollment, explained that the economy has a countercyclical effect on law school applications, meaning that when the economy is down, the number of law school applications goes up. He anticipates that next year will be the time that applications increase most dramatically.
This weekend the Cornell Law School hosted students, professionals and academics to discuss the role the law can play in achieving sustainable development. The event, “Defining Sustainable Development: Land Use, Climate Change and Water Resources,” was held at Myron Taylor Hall and was organized by the Environmental Law Society and the Development-Related Outreach Program for Sustainability.