Charles A. Russell
From what we hear, it’s been a wild couple of days at Tulane Law School since we outed the convicted murderer in their midst. Well, we didn’t out him. Bruce Reilly outed himself on his blog (that he has since taken down). But being profiled on Above the Law can sometimes stir up the pot. Our Tulane readers have been asking to know more about the actual murder Reilly served time for. We’ve dug up some of the old reports….
You have probably never heard of Charles Russell, but he was a professor who was murdered in 1992. His attacker served 12 years in prison and admits his guilt. The man who killed Professor Russell is named Bruce Reilly. And after a lot of work, he was accepted into the Tulane Law School for the class of 2014. Does that sound like an amazing success story about a guy who has turned his life around? Well, you haven’t heard Tulane Law students tell it….
I became a lawyer without really understanding that the job cuts time off of your life. My work hours are long, I can’t see my family or friends, and I am constantly at the mercy of the partner or the client. On top of everything, at one point, I was paying 7% on my law school loans. […]