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Today my law school received a $31 million gift. Henceforth we will be called the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Here is the announcement.
December 1, 2011 at 1:55 pm Posted in: Law School Print This Post
Jair Bair - December 1, 2011
The Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indiana University-Indianapolis
“Where The Faculty Can Write Inane and Ill-Considered Blog Posts About Originalism All Day!”
Shag from Brookline - December 2, 2011
Gerard, you’ve got a dog in his fight, so sic ‘em on Jair Bair who is apparently still in the process of Ed Meese weaning.
Ken Rhodes - December 2, 2011
I enjoyed reading the announcement, which highlighted some issues discussed in Daniel Solove’s post last week re: the value of a law school education. Here is a relevant quote:
>>>“A law degree is a great introduction to broad areas of leadership — political leadership, business leadership and civic leadership,” McKinney said. “The IU law school in Indianapolis plays a vital role in developing the leaders Indiana needs to succeed.”>>>
What’s that, you say? Law school has more objectives than simply teaching a craftsman to draft a will or a contract?
And here’s another:
>>>Originally trained as an engineer, McKinney received his law degree from IU and also holds a bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Naval Academy. Until his retirement in 2005, McKinney served as chairman and CEO of First Indiana Corporation, parent company of First Indiana Bank (now known as M&I Bank). He was also a founding partner of Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, an Indianapolis law firm, from which he retired in 1992.
>>>Because of his commitment to community-based banking, McKinney was appointed by President Jimmy Carter to chair multiple federal banking, insurance, mortgage and loan agencies. In that role, McKinney established model non-discrimination regulations and pushed for community investment.>>>
So sometimes education helps to prepare one for many roles in life, not just a trade.
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