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Joint Seven-Year Law Council Passes Buck

No Decision Forthcoming On Fourth-Year Degrees


Seven-Year Law students, expecting decision on degrees for drafted men, on House rentals, and on thawing of information channels to confused undergraduates were disappointed on almost all scores today when the Joint Committee in charge of the program passed several bucks to other boards at their meeting yesterday.

Told that a definite commitment was forthcoming concerning the awarding of A.B. degrees to drafted men, after the fourth rather than the seventh year, the future lawyers learned last night that the Joint Committee did not consider itself authorized to make a decision on the point, and had refered it to the Administrative Board, which in turn might refer it to the Faculty.

Whether or not the Seven-Year Law men would be considered graduates and thus forced by the Houses to accept only leftover rooms, usually the most expensive, was similarly left undecided, since only the House Masters are empowered to come to a decision on prices.

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