SAN DIEGO (September 22, 2009) — University of San Diego School of Law has assumed leadership of the CrimProf Blog. Dean Kevin Cole, joined by Professors Lawrence Alexander, Donald Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam Kolber and Jean Ramirez, will contribute to the blog, providing a forum for discussion among law professors and students about criminal law.
Recent guest bloggers have included New York Law School Professor Michael Perlin on ignoring advice about academic collaborations, Regent Law School Professor James J. Duane on the “Extraordinary Mystery of Briscoe v. Virginia,” and University of Auckland Professor of Law John Ip on the prevention of terrorism.
|About CrimProf Blog
Launched in November of 2004, CrimProf Blog covers a wide range of criminal law topics from capital punishment to white collar crime. With annual traffic approaching one million visitors, the blog is frequently cited as one of the top 35 law professor blogs and one of the top 30 “stickiest” or best read law professor blogs.
About the University of San Diego School of Law
The University of San Diego School of Law is a center of academic excellence focused on preparing its students for legal practice in the new century. One of the most selective law schools in the country, the School of Law’s nationally recognized faculty create a demanding, yet welcoming environment that emphasizes individualized education. USD law school graduates consistently score higher than the state average on the California Bar Exam and go on to practice law throughout the country and abroad, forming an influential network of alumni. The USD School of Law is one of only 81 law schools in the country to have a chapter of the Order of the Coif, the most distinguished rank of American law schools. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, nonprofit, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.