And adding insult to injury, he's not rejoining us at Chicago. He's stepping down to take up a post at Stanford University.
Chicago, I have to point out, is looking for a new Dean. A couple of students mentioned McConnell's name, but I didn't think he would go anywhere from the bench after having been so recently confirmed. Apparently he got wanderlust faster than any of us thought.
This also, incidentally, probably decreases to nil the chances that I won't try to clerk for some crazy raging leftist.