The Harvard Crimson reports that Harvard Law School has reversed itself, and it will permit military recruiters on campus, despite the Pentagon's refusal to sign the law school's non-discrimination pledge. Read the Crimson story here. The issue is the Pentagon's alleged discrimination against gay and lesbian job applicants, versus the government's threatened denial of federal funds to schools that do not permit recruiting on campus:
In an e-mail to students and faculty on Tuesday, September 20, [Dean Elena] Kagan wrote that the Pentagon had notified the University this summer that it would withhold most federal grants to
The New York Times published a timely piece today called "Skipping Law School. Abraham Lincoln Did It. Why Not the Valoises?" Read it here. Especially in view of how expensive it is to attend law school, I think New Yorkers should look seriously at the option of spending one year in law school and working under supervision in a law office to qualify for the bar exam, rather than spending three years piling up debt in a law school. Some other states offer a
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The Washington Post reports that President Bush has selected Judge John G. Roberts to replace Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, who died on Saturday. Read the story Bush Nominates Roberts as Chief Justice.
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