As 1 of the most selective law schools in the nation, Harvard Law College searches for truly exceptional students to fill its halls. Throughout my 1L (how law students refer to very first year of law school) and even in the course of the first half of 2L (second year) there was a vague sense that I was out of spot. Of course, if journals are eliminated, law faculty will be left with no way to pad their CVs but by performing actual legal work. As with a lot of of the school’s other policies and practices, the secrecy of the college has hamstrung discussion of how to make improvements.
This post argues that law reviews waste students’ time, which … Read More