Amy Chua Controversy Exposes Divisions at Yale Law

A dispute centering on the celebrity professor Amy Chua exposes a culture pitting student against student, professor against professor.

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A Stanford Student Mocked the Federalist Society. It Jeopardized His Graduation.

The Stanford student sent a satirical flier that drew a complaint from the conservative group. The university then placed a hold on his diploma.

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Robert Mueller will take law students behind the decision-making process of the Russia inquiry.

Mr. Mueller and three lawyers who worked with him plan to explain the challenges that prosecutors faced and the legal context behind critical decisions.

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Debate Erupts at N.J. Law School After White Student Quotes Racial Slur

A Rutgers Law student repeated an epithet from a legal case, and now Black students at the New Jersey school are calling for a policy on slurs — and apologies.

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Hunter Biden’s Memoir, Translating Amanda Gorman and Learning to Love Cardboard: The Week in Narrated Articles

Five articles from around The Times, narrated just for you.

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Georgetown Law Terminates Professor for Remarks About Black Students

The law school said Sandra A. Sellers, an adjunct professor, had been terminated, and David C. Batson, another adjunct, had been placed on administrative leave.

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She Was Going Into Labor. But She Had a Bar Exam to Finish.

Brianna Hill, who gave birth to a baby boy between sections of the exam, has earned kudos for determination. But some law school graduates say her story points to flaws with the testing system amid the pandemic.

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Yale Law Professor Is Suspended After Sexual Harassment Inquiry

Jed Rubenfeld, a high-profile professor who helped students obtain sought-after clerkships, denied he had harassed anyone.

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Big Tech Funds a Think Tank Pushing for Fewer Rules. For Big Tech.

Google, Amazon and Qualcomm finance a George Mason University institute teaching a hands-off approach to antitrust regulators and judges.

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