Law Schools: Student Lawyers & Viet Nam

"Viet Nam is the most significant social, political and legal issue of the day," said Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz last week." And a law school should be concerned with the issues of the day." Dershowitz had just finished giving the first class in a brand-new, ten-week Harvard course entitled "The Role of the Law and the Lawyer in the Viet Nam Conflict." It has no exam or grades, offers no credit, and involves a good deal of reading over and above the students' already heavy regular work load. But it has a record enrollment of more than...

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