We tried to pierce through the smokescreens, but few at Hastings know what’s up with Dean Nell Newton.
Some think Newton might be ending her tenure there, after 2.5 years on the job, for a gig at Notre Dame Law School.
Newton herself told us today that there is no story, but attorney James Mahoney, chair of the board at Hastings, said an announcement was coming Tuesday that ought to clarify the issues with her employment discussed at an emergency closed meeting of board members held last Friday. Check out Cal Law's full story here (free reg. req.) and tune back into The Shark tomorrow for more information.