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Academic boycotter doesn’t like being boycotted

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 7:00am 2/24/2015 at 7:00am

By now, most of you have heard of Steven Salaita, whose unhinged (that’s a charitable description) tweets apparently caused the University of Illinois Board of Trustees not...

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Brian Leiter to step down from his claim to fame

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 13, 2014 at 11:10am 10/13/2014 at 11:10am
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We previously wrote about the uprising in the philosophy academic world against Brian Leiter, the pugnacious pejorative-prone University of Chicago law professor:  Brian Leiter, supporter of Steven Salaita, embroiled in his own civility controversy.

Leiter’s claim to fame was a publication...

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Brian Leiter, supporter of Steven Salaita, embroiled in his own civility controversy

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 26, 2014 at 11:45am 9/26/2014 at 11:45am
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Brian Leiter is the pugnacious U. Chicago philosophy and law professor, whose claim to fame is his blog ranking of philosophy departments, and to a much lesser extent, law schools.  We touched on Leiter before with regard to his attacks on Prof. Glenn Reynolds and other “right-wing” law professor bloggers with whom...

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Brian Leiter’s meltdown

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 4, 2013 at 9:17pm 3/4/2013 at 9:17pm

Brian Leiter of the University of Chicago Law School regularly attacks other law professor bloggers in particularly nasty terms.  I didn’t even know who Leiter was when an academic warned me that one day Leiter would target me, and that prediction came true.

Leiter has an obsession with “crazed right-wing blogs,” which Leiter says includes yours truly. ...

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Brian Leiter is upset about blog traffic

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 18, 2011 at 7:25pm 11/18/2011 at 7:25pm

I have been warned almost since I started blogging that one of these days I would show up on University of Chicago Law School Professor Brian Leiter’s radar and that his world-renowned pettiness and nastiness would be visited upon me.

But at least I’m in good company [added: link broken a/o 11-21-2011 10:45...

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