Yale Law hires its first Hispanic in a tenured position

, The National Law Journal


It's official: Yale Law School has its first tenured Hispanic faculty member. Dean Richard Post announced this week that Cristina Rodríguez will join the faculty on January 28.

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  • Avon

    I wonder if the AALS will count her as "white."
    And I wonder how the AALS's cited 2008 statistics count Hispanics ... as "white," as "minority," or as the Census does (variable, depending on what racial category the individual identifies).

  • Christopher Andre Bailey, Cert. Paralegal and law student

    Is it not time for leadership positions, especially in law schools across the nation, to represent the country's diversity? We speak about the melting pot, but do we really believe it?

    I thought by 2013 we would be over the whole race issue anyway... Thank goodness for Dr. King's message. Judge men on the content of chracter.

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