Law: La Creme de la Creme - Brulee at The Harvard Law Review

A brouhaha at Harvard Law School over affirmative action

The Harvard Law Review is the top of the mountain. Its members are not only at the nation's most fabled legal institution, but they are the superachieving 8% in each class who are selected to work on the prestigious journal. Law firms fight fiercely for the chance to pay them starting salaries that top $40,000. Now all those who prize and depend on this carefully structured system are in an uproar. The Review has voted to throw a short rope to minority students who have not made it quite as high as their...

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