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History of the Yale Law SchoolThe Tercentennial Lectures$
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Anthony T. Kronman

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780300095647

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300095647.001.0001

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The Dark Ages

The Dark Ages

(p.154) The Dark Ages
History of the Yale Law School
Laura Kalman
Yale University Press

This chapter focuses on the 1960s, the most tumultuous decade on American campuses in the history of the country. Topics covered include the struggle of deans and faculty to maintain order in the face of rising student demands for curricular and grading reform; the sharpening of racial tensions and the debate over affirmative action; and the emergence of new and more critical forms of legal scholarship and their implications for faculty hiring.

Keywords:   education reform, racial tension, affirmative action, legal scholarship, faculty hiring

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