Cornell Author Named Dean of William Mitchell Law School

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janusauphoto.gifEric Janus, author of the 2006 Cornell Press book Failure to Protect: America’s Sexual Predator Laws and the Rise of the Preventative State, was recently named president and dean of William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul. Janus has been a member of the William Mitchell faculty since 1984 and vice dean since 2004. He got his law degree from Harvard University in 1973. Prior to joining the William Mitchell faculty, he served as a staff lawyer and managing attorney with the Minneapolis Legal Aid Society, where his work included drafting and lobbying for the Minnesota Vulnerable Adult Protection Act.

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