A coalition of women’s law associations from law schools across the country announced Monday that they will no longer accept funding from law firms that require employees to sign mandatory arbitration agreements.
The trip is one of several that Bacow has taken in recent months. After he was appointed last February, he pledged to reach out to all parts of the country to address critiques that Harvard caters to coastal elites.
Epstein donated millions to the University. He funded the construction of a campus building. He cultivated cozy friendships with top Harvard brass including a former University president. And he forged close personal and professional ties to Alan M. Dershowitz.
The Federalist Society is an influential force in the U.S. legal world. In the Trump era, though, the Harvard Law chapter of the conservative and libertarian organization says it's maintaining distance from the controversial president.
Lawyers for both Harvard and Students for Fair Admissions approached the wood-paneled witness stand one after the other Friday to deliver impassioned closing statements and rebuttals that stretched for hours.
“We’re not trying to mirror the socioeconomic or income distribution of the United States,” Khurana said. “What we’re trying to do is identify talent and make it possible for them to come to a place like Harvard.”
The trial investigating whether the College discriminates against Asian-Americans could decide the fate of affirmative action in America. But for Dean of Admissions William R. Fitzsimmons '67, it could also decide who he is at Harvard — and how he is remembered.