Wednesday, 30 April 2008
Law prof sues students
Inside Higher Education has a story about University of Arkansas at Little Rock law professor Richard Peltz who is suing two students who are involved in the university’s chapter of the Black Law Student Association, the association itself, and another individual who is affiliated with a black lawyers’ group. Peltz charges them with defamation, saying that his comments about affirmative action were used unfairly to accuse him of racism in a way that tarnished his reputation. The Arkansas Democrat Gazette reports that Peltz had also filed a grievance against the law school last June, alleging a hostile work environment.