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Measuring the Value of Collegiality Among Law Professors
UF Law Faculty Publications
  • Michael L. Seigel, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Kathi Miner-Rubino, Texas A&M University
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This article is the last in a trilogy addressing the issue of collegiality among law In the first piece, titled On Collegiality, author Seigel defined professors' "collegiality" and suggested that most law schools have at least one, if not two or three, "affirmatively uncollegial" members of their faculty. Seigel posited that these individuals tend to interfere with the ideal functioning of their institutions by negatively affecting the well-being of their peers. Some readers of On Collegiality questioned the legitimacy of Seigel's cost-benefit analysis. Specifically, they commented that some of the factors Seigel used in his analysis could be empirically measured. In response, the present authors teamed up to conduct an empirical study of collegiality.
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Michael L. Seigel & Kathi Miner-Rubino, Measuring the Value of Collegiality Among Law Professors, 1 Faulkner L. Rev. 257 (2009), available at