Professors Are Urged to Seek Liability Insurance, But Some Question the Need

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Ann H. Franke, a legal consultant: "Not all insurance policies are created equal. See if the policy you are buying for $75 to $150 gives you real protection" against, for example, claims of discrimination or harassment.

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Susana Raab for The Chronicle

Ann H. Franke, a legal consultant: "Not all insurance policies are created equal. See if the policy you are buying for $75 to $150 gives you real protection" against, for example, claims of discrimination or harassment.

Merle H. Weiner, a professor of law at the University of Oregon, received two rude surprises after the University of San Francisco Law Review published her article about how international courts treat domestic-violence victims.

The first was that the plaintiff in a case she had cited in her footnotes accused her of defamation and threatened to sue her if she did not remove a reference to him in versions published online.

The second was that the University of Oregon's