If you’re a coach like Chip Kelly who gets caught promising a “street agent” like Willie Lyles $50,000 to help recruit football players, UO General Counsel Randy Geller will spend $150K on outside lawyers, and then pay the NCAA fine for you.
But if you’re a UO faculty member like law professor Merle Weiner, who gets sued because of something you wrote in an academic journal, you’re on your own. Now Geller wants to enshrine that double standard in the official UO policy on legal services. His latest redactions to the Senate’s policy proposal:
Senate President Margie Paris chairs the committee that is trying to
reign rein in Geller. She will report on how she’s doing at the Senate meeting this Wednesday.