The University of Alabama is poised to return more than $21 million given to the law school after a dispute seemingly touched off by the state’s new abortion law—a move that would strip the name Hugh Culverhouse from its law school.

The university’s chancellor has recommended giving back the $21.5 million it has received thus far from Miami attorney and businessman Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr., who last fall pledged $26.5 million to the law school. The Tuscaloosa campus was renamed the University of Alabama Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr.  School of Law in September.

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