Sarah Weddington, the lawyer who argued Roe v. Wade in her mid-20s and went on to serve in various public service roles, recently learned that her contract would not be renewed for her faculty job at the University of Texas at Austin.
Weddington says she is “flabbergasted” about UT’s decision to terminate her contract, despite her experience, love of teaching, and success in mentoring students who say she helped them go on to impressive careers. “I thought if I was really good and I worked well with students, tenure was not significant. I found I was wrong,” she says.
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