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"As The Yale Law School World Turns": "The … Soap Opera Continues"


As I mentioned before, it's inside baseball, but it's about a tremendously important inside institution—and it's by David Lat, so it's as usual a great pleasure to read, which you can do for free here. A taste of the new stuff, though this item is about an Above The Law reaction to something at Yale rather that about Yale Law School's own actions:

There has been another (unjustified) uproar related to the Yale Federalist Society.

On November 5, the Yale Federalist Society hosted a murder-mystery event—as it has done every semester for the past three semesters, without incident. This year's event was called "Hell to the Chief: A Murder Mystery of Political Intrigue," and it involved the murder of a fictitious chief justice….