Update (Sept. Remaining needs: assurance that extensions are a real possibility for students, that they are forthcoming in a significant number of cases, and that there will be a process that bypasses the timeconsuming and personally draining individualized extension process.
Having reviewed some of the highlights on that blog (we cannot personally vouch for the accuracy of everything, but it seems carefully researched, and many prominent law professors and journalists have vouched for it, as documented in various posts on the blog), we believe that Professor Tribe is, indeed, the Anti-Kingsfield” of the real Harvard Law School – its exemplar of how one might try to create a fraudulent illusion of scholarly productivity by farming out one’s research and writing work to student ghostwriters, at least until the students get caught plagiarizing from real scholars.
Another panelist, Anurima Bhargava, director of the education group in the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, said Kennedy’s opinion served as a stop-gap” against the majority opinion, which would have otherwise gone a lot further towards outlawing desegregation efforts in public schools.
Under Kagan’s direction, her chief of staff at the Islamic Legal Studies Program aggressively expanded non-critical studies of Sharia law – fulfilling her mission to promote a deep appreciation of Islamic law.” In 2003, the year Kagan became Harvard Law School Dean, Islamic Legal Studies Program Founding Director Frank Vogel and Associate Director Peri Bearman founded the Massachusetts-based International Society for Islamic Legal Studies.
1. PRO-SHARIA MISSION: With Kagan’s direction, Harvard’s Islamic Legal Studies Program developed a mission statement dedicated to promote a deep appreciation of Islamic law as one of the world’s major legal systems.” That mission statement guided her actions and those whom she directed as Dean.