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Professor Under Investigation After Allegedly Sending Students Porn By Accident

04/07/2015 04:54 pm ET

Copy/paste can be a dangerous game.

WARNING: GRAPHIC language below.

Drexel University law professor Lisa McElroy is under investigation after she allegedly sent her students an email that included a link to a PornHub video entitled "SHE LOVES HER ANAL BEADS?"

The email, obtained by Above the Law, includes the subject headline "great article on writing briefs and the body copy, "I thought this article on brief writing would be interesting for all of you."

The link following that statement didn't include anything about legal briefs but it is, by all accounts, extremely graphic.

"Drexel has been made aware of an email that a professor sent to a class of law students and erroneously included a link to inappropriate material," a statement from the University said. "According to federal law and the University’s policies and procedures, Drexel is required to initiate fact-finding for all reports of inappropriate behaviors of a sexual nature that may impact members of our community. As part of these policies and procedures, an employee may be put on administrative leave—which is not punitive—during the investigation."

But is the professor's alleged conduct worth making a fuss about?

Above the Law thinks not:

A professor placed on leave, and getting subjected to an investigation, simply because she accidentally shared “SHE LOVES HER ANAL BEADS” with a bunch of (grown-ass) law students?

Last week, Lisa McElroy, a professor at Drexel University's law school, made a mistake that any of us could have made—a mistake for which she's now being punished.

McElroy didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

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