Update (Sept. The Supreme Court’s recent rulings overturning desegregation plans by school districts in Seattle and Louisville were the focus of a special panel discussion sponsored by Harvard Law School’s Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice on September 6.
We demanded a diversity audit that included staff, which would reveal information about who’s getting promoted to management and who’s getting paid what, broken down by race and gender (not just a climate survey for students — Socratic Shortcomings and the student government surveys already show that data).
The full HL Today piece is here , you can find the full video of the Students for Inclusion event here , and On the Battlefield of Merit is here and here Dan Coquillette will be speaking about these issues and his book at noon on October 27th in WCC 2004 at HLS.
Growing out of the Firmly Refuse campaign, another, smaller group of us began meeting regularly to explore questions about whether and to what degree the current situation implicates broader concerns about corruption and conflict of interest at the Law School — about our concern that those in charge of the Law School, past and present, may have compromised the independence and integrity of the institution in their short-term quest to raise funds for buildings, or to avoid negative publicity about problems at the school.
There is no entity at Harvard Law School bearing this name (indeed, the unwillingness of the Unbound” community to follow the Law School rules required to register a student organization was joked about recently in the Drama Society’s annual Parody show).