One of the generally understood perks of being a tenured law school professor is the job security. This assumption, however, requires that your law school is not run by a pizza mogul who moves the school halfway across the country so he can erect a 250-foot crucifix. Read: as long as your boss doesn't have a crazy agenda, you'll probably be able to keep your job
Naplesnews.com reports that the professors at Ave Maria School of Law settled their wrongful dismissal claims against the school, who sued for wrongful termination or denied tenure. This means that there will be no ruling on whether the professor's claims were barred by a constitutional exception for "ministerial" employees that prevents the filing of employment claims.
The saga of how Ave Maria went from a start up with a bright future to the lowest ranked law school in the country is detailed over at The Washington Monthly. Excerpts from the Washington Monthly article are after the jump: