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  1. Remove Boalt references from UC Berkeley Law, school committee saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | ABA Journal

    In light of racist views held by 19th-century mining industry baron John Henry Boalt, a University of California Berkeley law school committee has suggested removing his last name from a campus building, as well as in internal communications and casual namings. A Nevada attorney who came to California in the 1880s, Boalt wrote a piece the previous decade titled "The Chinese Question," which argued in favor of preventing immigration from China because "Caucasian and Mongolian races are non-assimilating races," and the Chinese were seen as inferior to white Americans.


  2. Suffering can be the human consequence of lawyeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | ABA Journal

    Many lawyers practice in the suffering business. Perhaps they should've taught us this in law school.


  3. 'True giant in American law' dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | ABA Journal

    Hazard was an expert in civil procedure, judicial administration and legal ethics, according to an obituary by the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where Hazard taught from 1994 to 2009. He was also a law professor at Yale; the University of Chicago; the University of California, Berkeley; and the University of California, Hastings.


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