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UCI law school’s Chemerinsky takes new position at UC Berkeley

UCI law school’s Chemerinsky takes new position at UC Berkeley

Erwin Chemerinsky, a leading constitutional scholar and the founding dean of UC Irvine’s 9-year-old School of Law, has accepted a position as dean of UC Berkeley's law school.

Chemerinsky will serve a five-year term beginning July 1, according to a UC Berkeley announcement.

“Dean Chemerinsky is an acclaimed researcher, gifted teacher and accomplished administrator,” Carol Christ, Berkeley’s interim executive vice chancellor, said in a statement. “And I believe he will be a phenomenal leader for our law school, someone who will ensure that Berkeley...

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