Monday, March 21, 2022
- Wall Street Journal & David Lat, The Right And Left Agree: It Is Time For Yale Law School To Stand Up To Progressive Opponents Of Free Speech (Mar. 22, 2022)
- Aaron Sibarium (Common Sense with Bari Weiss), Law School As A 'Panopticon'; Yale's Kate Stith: 'Law Schools Are In Crisis' (Mar. 23, 2022)
- David Lat, Free Speech At Yale Law School: One Progressive's Perspective (Mar. 24, 2022)
- Kristen Waggoner (General Counsel, Alliance Defending Freedom), 'Keep the Faith': How A Hostile Encounter With Yale Law Students Emboldened Me To Speak The Truth With Kindness (Mar. 27, 2022)
- A Message From Yale Dean Gerken On The March 10 Protest (Mar. 30, 2022)
- Erwin Chemerinsky (Dean, UC-Berkeley) & Howard Gillman (Chancellor, UC-Irvine), Free Speech Doesn’t Mean Hecklers Get to Shut Down Campus Debate (Mar. 30, 2022)
- Yale Daily News, Moderator Denounces Law School Protesters in Faculty-Wide Memo (Apr. 4, 2022)
- Philadelphia Statement, Over 1,400 Political, Legal, And Academic Leaders Urge Yale Law School To Protect Free Speech (Apr. 11, 2022)
Following up on Friday's post, Federal Appeals Judge Suggests Yale Law Protesters 'Should Be Disqualified for Potential Clerkships': Derek Muller (Iowa), Federal Judges Have Already Begun to Drift Away From Hiring Yale Law Clerks:
The truth is, Yale Law has already seen falling clerkship placement numbers in recent years. Incidents like this may harden some judges’ opposition. ...
I’ll start with percentage of graduates placed into a full-time, long-term federal clerkship. ...
A few items stand out. Yale would typically place between 25% and 35% of its class into federal clerkships. Its number is low in 2020, but not the lowest in this time period. A couple of times, Stanford has placed a higher percentage of clerks than Yale. But noteworthy is Chicago’s climb, from 10% of the class in 2013 to a whopping 27.6% in 2020, for the first time in recent memory besting Yale.
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