Legal Insurrection

Ivy League Professor Says Intimidation Campaigns Gaining Ground On Campus

Criticism of BLM leads to renewed calls to oust Cornell law professor William Jacobson

Cornell University law professor William Jacobson thought that he had grown callous to petitions for his ouster. Activists—both students, faculty, and alumni—have called for his firing on numerous occasions since he launched the popular conservative website Legal Insurrection in 2008, but the campaign against him has taken personal attacks to new levels in the wake of George Floyd's death in police custody.