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Harvard Law Course Will Examine Ways to ‘Push Back Against’ Trump Strategies

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 26, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/26/2018 at 12:00pm
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Won’t students be traumatized if they’re repeatedly reminded that Trump is the president?

Campus Reform reports:

Harvard Law course looks at ways to ‘push back against’ Trump strategies

A course offered by Harvard University Law School for the spring 2019 semester will focus on ways to “push back against” strategies employed by President Donald...

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Harvard Students File Title IX Complaints to Prevent Kavanaugh From Teaching Course

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:00am 10/3/2018 at 7:00am

Judge Brett Kavanaugh was supposed to teach a course at Harvard Law School this winter, as he has since 2008, but that’s no longer happening. Students, fueled with rage supplied by Democrats and the media, have successfully used Title IX complaints to keep Kavanaugh off campus.

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Harvard Law Students Support Nationwide ‘Prison Strike’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 7, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/7/2018 at 12:00pm

These are the defense lawyers and prosecutors of tomorrow. They sure do believe in social justice.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard Law students stand in solidarity with nationwide prison strike

Approximately thirty Harvard Law School students held a protest on Tuesday to voice their support for prison strikers across the country.

The so-called Nationwide Prison...

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Harvard Law Prof Wants to Lower Voting Age to 16

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 12:00pm 2/20/2018 at 12:00pm

Liberals are always looking for ways to expand their voter base. That’s all this is.

The Daily Caller reports:

Liberal Harvard Law Prof Wants To Lower Voting Age To 16

Liberal Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe wants to let 16 year olds vote because he thinks they have “far better BS detectors” than adults.

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Harvard Law Prof Says #MeToo Movement Endangers Consensual Relationships

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/23/2018 at 12:00pm

It’s remarkable to hear such a rational viewpoint coming out of Harvard these days.

The Daily Caller reports:

Harvard Law Professor Says #MeToo Is A Danger To Consensual Relationships

Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Bartholet argues that the #MeToo movement, made popular on social media after numerous high-profile media men were exposed as sexual...

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Harvard Law Profs Claim Trump Exhibits all the Criteria of an Authoritarian

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 12:30pm 1/14/2018 at 12:30pm

It took the left a few years to start calling George W. Bush Hitler. With Trump, the effort began on day one.

The College Fix reports:

Professors: Trump exhibits all the criteria of an authoritarian, is ‘worst kind of super villain’

In another example of academics’ politically bigoted hubris regarding our current president, two...

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Harvard Law Acknowledges Ties to Slavery With New Plaque

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 18, 2017 at 7:30am 9/18/2017 at 7:30am

Will this be acceptable to the left? It’s a small gesture but better late than never.

Smithsonian Magazine reports:

Harvard Law School Marks Ties to Slavery in New Plaque

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Harvard Law School, which has planned a program of performances, exhibitions and talks celebrating its rich legacy....

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Harvard Law Establishes Professorship to Honor Antonin Scalia

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 3, 2017 at 7:30am 7/3/2017 at 7:30am

This is great news. It’s awesome to see a conservative honored by academia.

The College Fix reports:

New Harvard Law professorship honors Antonin Scalia

Harvard Law School has announced the establishment of the Antonin Scalia Professorship of Law in honor of the late US Supreme Court justice.

The professorship is endowed by the Considine Family...

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Harvard Law School’s Choice for New Dean Draws Praise From Conservatives

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 9:20am 6/4/2017 at 9:20am

It’s not every day that an academic appointment gets praise from conservatives so this is noteworthy.

The Daily Caller reports:

Conservatives Dig The New Harvard Law School Dean

Harvard Law School named professor John Manning as its new dean Tuesday, soliciting praise from conservative...

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Why is Harvard Law Prof. Larry Tribe spreading conspiracy theories?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 8:30am 5/14/2017 at 8:30am

Lawrence Tribe, Harvard Law School professor, has sullied his reputation with his Trump Derangement Syndrome, as Buzzfeed documents, Why Is A Top Harvard Law Professor Sharing Anti-Trump Conspiracy Theories?:

Democrats and the mainstream media have spent the months since Donald Trump’s election fixated on the the flood of unconfirmed reports, half-truths, and...

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The new Cultural Revolution on Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8:30pm 4/29/2017 at 8:30pm
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The events of the past year on campuses have been beyond disturbing.

We are witnessing nothing less than a cultural purge of dissenting views on a wide range of topics in the name of social justice. No disagreement is tolerated, not even the slightest deviation. That purge has been going on for many...

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Harvard Law to Accept Applicant GRE Scores in Place of LSAT for Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 10, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/10/2017 at 1:30pm

This seems wrong-headed.

The LSAT is supposed to be a predictor of law school success. So admitting people with a lower likelihood of success accomplishes what?

The New York Times reports:

Harvard Law, Moving to Diversify Applicant Pool, Will Accept GRE Scores

Harvard Law School, moving to open its doors to a larger, more...

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Harvard Law Prof. Lawrence Lessig wants Electoral College to go rogue for Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 7:30am 11/26/2016 at 7:30am
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Lawrence Lessing, professor at Harvard Law School, wants the Electors in the Electoral College to go rogue and vote for Clinton regardless of the election results the led to the Electors ability to vote.

Conventional wisdom tells us that the electoral college requires that the person who lost the popular vote this...

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Speaking at Harvard Law on December 4: War by Other Means

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 7:00am 11/20/2016 at 7:00am

This is the first time this semester I’ll have a public speaking engagement. My travel schedule and other commitments just haven’t permitted it otherwise.

In the past, it’s been great to meet LI readers at such events, so if...

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Harvard Law Dean prevents student newspaper from publishing her interview

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/19/2016 at 12:00pm

This situation can be looked at from two angles. The Dean prevented publication of the interview but the students compromised themselves by agreeing to vague interview conditions.

From the Record:

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Harvard Law to remove ‘sheaths of wheat’ symbol from shield due to ties to slave owning family

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 14, 2016 at 4:08pm 3/14/2016 at 4:08pm

I haven’t covered this before, but there was a movement at Harvard Law School to remove three sheaths of wheat from its shield, because the sheaths of wheat represent the family crest of the slave-owning Royall Family.

I’ve probably seen the shield a million times, and never once until this controversy associated...

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Feds turn Harvard Law into PC parrot

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 11:30am 1/8/2015 at 11:30am

Can federal officials declare you in violation of the law, not for actions that flout the text of a statute, but for failing to parrot the agency’s controversial views about how the statute should be applied in hypothetical situations?

Recently, the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) did just that to...

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