Law professors may be a highly educated bunch, but that doesn’t mean they don’t occasionally do or say something dumb—or outright offensive—that lands them in trouble. The latest professor to go down that road is Paul Zwier at Emory University School of Law, who said the N-word during a torts class last month.

Here’s a short list of legal educators who in recent times have courted controversy with their words or actions. (Note, we’re not including professors and deans who have engaged in harassment or sexual misconduct, who unfortunately could populate a separate list.)

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