Former U.S. AG to Lead Belmont Law

Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales has been appointed dean of Belmont University College of Law, effective June 1, the university announced today. The news follows founding Dean Jeff Kinsler’s decision to return to a full-time faculty position. Gonzales joined Belmont Law in 2012 as the then-newly established Doyle Rogers Distinguished Chair of Law. He has taught courses in Constitutional Law, Separation of Powers, National Security Law and First Amendment Law, while also practicing at Nashville’s Waller law firm. Nashville Public Radio reports that Gonzales will resign from the law firm to serve as dean full-time. Read more in a release from the school.

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