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Monday, May 21, 2012

Welcome, Professor Griffin!

The Boyd School of Law is very pleased to announce that Professor Leslie Griffin will join the full-time faculty effective July 1, 2012.

Professor Griffin is a leading scholar in the area of constitutional law, especially law and religion. She is the author of Law and Religion: Cases and Materials (Foundation Press, 2d ed. 2010) and Law and Religion: Cases in Context (Aspen 2010). Professor Griffin’s article-length scholarship has appeared in prominent law reviews such as Emory Law Journal, Cardozo Law Review, Fordham Law Review, Wisconsin Law Review, Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Maine Law Review, and Houston Journal of Health Law & Policy. Professor Griffin’s most recent law review article, “The Sins of Hosanna-Tabor,” is forthcoming in Volume 88 of the Indiana Law Journal and is available for download from SSRN.

During the 2012-2013 academic year, Professor Griffin will teach Law and Religion, Constitutional Law I, and Bioethics.

Prior to joining the faculty at Boyd, Professor Griffin served as the inaugural holder of the Larry and Joanne Doherty Chair in Legal Ethics at the University of Houston Law Center in Houston, Texas. Before moving to Houston, Professor Griffin clerked for the Honorable Mary M. Schroeder of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and served as Assistant Counsel in the Department of Justice’s Office of Professional Responsibility.

Professor Griffin will office in Room 462. Welcome to Boyd, Professor Griffin!