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Ilya Shapiro resigns from Georgetown Law over ‘racist tweet’ controversy

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Ilya Shapiro, a senior lecturer at Georgetown University Law School, resigned on Monday after the school conducted an investigation into a controversial tweet he posted about President Biden’s Supreme Court pick. Ilya Shapiro said in January Biden would cow to identity politics when nominating a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyers. Shapiro wrote in now-deleted tweets that Biden's "best pick" was Sri Srinivasan, the chief justice of the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, but he "doesn't fit into latest intersectionality hierarchy so we'll get lesser black woman"
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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Ilya Shapiro resigns from Georgetown Law over ‘racist tweet’ controversy

Legal scholar Ilya Shapiro has resigned from Georgetown University Law Center, objecting to its requirement that he undergo racial sensitivity training over tweets critical of President Biden’s Supreme Court nomination process.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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New York TimesNew York Times

A Conservative Quits Georgetown’s Law School Amid Free Speech Fight

Ilya Shapiro, who tweeted that a “lesser Black woman” would get a Supreme Court nod, was cleared by a school investigation. He decided to leave anyway.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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The HillThe Hill

Georgetown lecturer resigns after investigation into controversial tweet

Ilya Shapiro, a senior lecturer at Georgetown University Law School, resigned on Monday after the school conducted an investigation into a controversial tweet he posted about President Biden’s Supr…

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Georgetown Law lecturer Ilya Shapiro resigns after probe into controversial SCOTUS tweet

Ilya Shapiro, who was reinstated last week as a senior lecturer and executive director at the law school’s Center for the Constitution, stepped down from his role Monday.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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Washington ExaminerWashington Examiner

Ilya Shapiro quits Georgetown law professorship days after reinstatement

Georgetown Law School professor Ilya Shapiro resigned from his position just days after a university investigation cleared him of wrongdoing for tweets criticizing President Joe Biden's vow to nominate a black woman to the Supreme Court.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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NewsweekNewsweek

Ilya Shapiro's cancel culture nightmare at Georgetown may just be beginning

Some have hailed Shapiro's apparent triumph over cancel culture, but the outcome is, as he describes it, at best a "technical victory."

4 months ago·United States
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