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Among the nation’s top legal scholars, our faculty excel in research and writing, and are called upon as expert advisors to both the public and private sectors. Our distinguished group of faculty is praised for their excellent teaching and practical experience in all areas of the law.

 

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Levity of Law

Photo of Jay WexlerAlthough known for his serious scholarly work, Professor Jay Wexler also appreciates the lighter side of the law. "Laugh Track," his article for a recent issue of The Green Bag: An Entertaining Journal of Law, incorporated his studies of Supreme Court transcripts from the 2004-2005 in an evaluation of the Justices' senses of humor. In the article, Wexler calculated each Justices'"Laughter Episodes Instigated Per Argument Average" and found Justice Scalia prompts the most laughs from the bench.

Read the entire"Laugh Track" article here. (PDF)

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