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  • Yale Law School Needs to Stand Up to This Bullying Judge

    This is a story about a confrontation between a prominent federal judge and the nation’s top-ranked law school. Neither comes away looking very good. The judge has unethically attempted to bully the school into tightening its control over student protests in conformity with his own policy views, and the law school meekly moved to placate […]

    DNyuz
  • Florida's anti-CRT 'Stop WOKE' law blocked by federal judge

    Calling the state’s approach “positively dystopian,” a federal judge on Thursday blocked a law championed by Gov. Ron DeSantis that restricts the way race-related concepts can be taught in universities. The law is “antithetical to academic freedom and has cast a leaden pall of orthodoxy over Florida’s state universities,” Chief U.S. District Judge Mark Walker wrote in the 139-page ruling.

    Orlando Weekly
  • Federal judge blocks Florida's "positively dystopian" new school censorship law

    The "Stop WOKE" act limited how schools in Florida taught slavery, racism, gender trouble and the rest of it. A Florida judge yesterday put the brakes on it, describing it as "positively dystopian" and comparing it from the outset to the pervasive censorship of the regime fictionalized in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four. — Read the rest

    Boing Boing
  • Florida judge blocks 'Stop Woke' law pushed by Gov. DeSantis that would ban CRT in schools

    A judge has blocked the anti-Critical Race Theory law pushed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, which looked to stop 'woke' teachings in colleges and universities.

    Mail Online
  • Yale Law School Withdraws from School Rankings List in the Name of 'Equity'

    Yale Law School has pulled out of a national school ranking, calling the program “flawed” because it hurts schools that admit students with lower test scores, according to a press release. Yale Law School is removing itself from the U.S. News & World Report after consistently ranking first because it fails to reward schools which help students who come from “low-income backgrounds,” according to a press release. Yale Law School Dean Heather Gerken said the rankings discriminate against schools...

    Tennessee Star
  • Judges at the Center of Yale Law Clerkship Boycott Will Speak at Yale Next Week

    Two of the federal judges boycotting Yale Law School over its poor record on free speech will speak at the university next week about their decision not to hire clerks from the Ivy League law school, according to promotional materials for the event reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon.

    Washington Free Beacon
  • Yale Law School’s Revolt of the Elites

    Yale University has the most elite law school in America, an institution so central to the production of future Supreme Court clerks and legal bigwigs that, in the space of a few months last year, The New York Times, The Atlantic, and The New Yorker all published lengthy features about whether one of its professors served drinks to students at a dinner party. So it made the news last week when Yale Law School Dean Heather K. Gerken issued a public statement declaring that the school would no...

    The New Republic