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JD News: Law School Professors Protest Attorney General Nomination

More than 1,300 professors from 178 law schools in 49 states (at the time of publication) recently signed a letter, addressed to the U.S. Congress, to protest the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions for the position of attorney general. The letter highlights the racially insensitive statements made by Sessions in 1986 toward African Americans as … Read More →

Friday Factoid: 1L Section Initiative at Harvard Law

Started in 2001, the 1L Section Initiative at Harvard Law School divides each class of first-year students (1Ls) into seven sections of approximately 80 people each. Each section is led by a faculty leader and self-selected student volunteers. This initiative was proposed in 2000 as a way of “providing students with feedback and appropriate advising, the proper … Read More →