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New Harvard Law Review Policy Will Hurt Women

LawEconUSMC Wrote: Feb 22, 2013 4:20 PM
This is exactly what will happen in the military. Objective Standards (yes, there are such things) will be lowered so the progressive liberal feminist community will see results. Results that are unearned and that will result in the degradation of the legaal scholarship that defines the legitimacy of our courts and the interpretation of our Constitution, but that is little cost in their minds to the return of results of females being put in elevated positions that they did not earn. 50 years of overt discrimination against males is not enough. Now they will just use naked power (no pun intended for the women) to get their way.

The Harvard Law Review has expanded its affirmative action program -- which has long been restricted to race and ethnicity -- to gender.  Women will now find it easier than their male counterparts to get onto the Harvard Law Review.  Woo hoo -- what a blow for gender equality: The only way enough women can rise to the top, according to the Review, is by getting special "consideration."

Given that the writing competition -- a prerequisite for Review selection for first year students -- is blind-graded, there is no chance that somehow, a group of sexist editors are conspiring to...