Following an investigation into Emory University law professor Paul Zwier’s use of the “n-word” in class last month, the law school’s dean said Zwier will not teach any mandatory first-year classes for the next two years in which students do not have the ability to choose their professor.

The stipulation is one of four laid out in a letter from Emory Law interim Dean James B. Hughes Jr. in response to the Aug. 23 incident, which occurred during a first-year torts class and sparked a campus outcry and “Unity Rally” attended by hundreds of students and faculty.

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