Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Judge McConnell, 1st Amendment Expert, Will Move From 10th Circuit To Stanford

Press releases yesterday from Stanford Law School and the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals announced that Circuit Judge Michael W. McConnell will resign from the court to join Stanford Law School's faculty as director of the the Stanford Constitutional Law Center. McConnell is widely recognized as an expert on 1st Amendment religious freedom issues. Before being appointed to the 10th Circuit, he served on the faculties of University of Chicago and University of Utah law schools. (See prior related posting.)