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Legally Speaking: If You Can’t Teach ‘Em, Sue ‘Em

June 11, 2008

by John Browning

Southeast Texas Record

 

There are some strange things afoot within the ivory towers of academia. For example, a recent perusal of the University of California-Berkeley Law School's faculty Web site listed "Test Dummy" among the names of its many legal scholars.

The mistake led some bloggers to post pictures of a crash test dummy and make humorous comments about the university's odd choice for a teaching slot (my personal favorites were posts imploring the dummy to dress better - "Dude, buy a suit" - and wondering why Berkeley would hire someone who's evidently bad at tests)... Download file "5"

Legally Speaking: If You Can’t Teach ‘Em, Sue ‘Em

June 11, 2008

There are some strange things afoot within the ivory towers of academia. For example, a recent perusal of the University of California-Berkeley Law School's faculty Web site listed "Test Dummy" among the names of its many legal scholars...