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DePaul College of Law lags with bar passage, rankings as Dean faces review

DePaul College of Law lags with bar passage, rankings as Dean faces review

Shane René, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2019

DePaul University College of Law (COL) has gone five years under the command of Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea, over which time the school’s national ranking has fallen, distinguished professors have exited and its students have graduated less and less prepared to practice law. Now Rosato Perea, who...

Second law professor files discrimination suit

Second law professor files discrimination suit

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief

January 14, 2019

Law professor Sumi Cho has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against College of Law Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea and the university alleging she was retaliated against for her outspokenness on racial issues within the law school, the second such lawsuit to be brought against the college in the last...

Hanging in the balance: Law professor fighting termination advances civil rights lawsuit

Hanging in the balance: Law professor fighting termination advances civil rights lawsuit

Benjamin Conboy, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2018

Three blocks away from DePaul’s College of Law, years of disagreement spilled over into a federal courthouse on Friday. Professor Terry Smith, an African-American labor law and voting rights scholar, is seeking $3 million in damages in a civil rights lawsuit filed against the law dean Jennifer Rosato...

Law professor has class canceled after using the N-word

Law professor has class canceled after using the N-word

Jonathan Ballew, News Editor

April 9, 2018

After repeated use of the N-word during what he says was a teaching exercise, Professor Donald Hermann’s law class has been officially canceled by the Dean of the College of Law, Rosato Perea. Hermann remains adamant that the cancellation of his class was “completely inappropriate,” and th...

Jennifer Rosato Perea named DePaul College of Law dean

Jennifer Rosato Perea named DePaul College of Law dean

Brenden Moore

March 25, 2015

  Northern Illinois University College of Law dean Jennifer Rosato Perea has been appointed as the DePaul College of Law dean effective July 1, the university announced today. Read More »...

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