The Washington Post cover’s UCI’s firing of Erwin Chemerinsky, and confirmed what many have suspected via former UC Regent Ward Connerly –the Regents would never had vetoed Chemerinsky’s appointment.
The damage to UCI’s and the UC system’s reputation keeps growing. The regents should step in and renew Chemerinsky’s offer. If they don’t, the pressure on the ABA and the AALS to make an example out of UCI in the accreditation process will be intense.
Denis Binder is a law prof at Chapman, and blogs on another aspect of UCI’s pratfall here.