Higher Education

A league of their own

Higher Education | Yale Law School’s response to an LGBT group’s demands raises questions for students concerned about religious liberty
by Jamie Dean
Posted 4/25/19, 04:10 pm

At a springtime reception for students admitted to Yale Law School, a quiet question circulated among some prospective members of next fall’s class: Should I still attend Yale?

Aaron Haviland—a third-year law student slated to graduate in May—answered yes: “But it’s a harder decision than when I made it.”

Haviland doesn’t have an acute case of senioritis. But he and other conservative students at the Ivy League law school say they face another condition: a hostile environment for students who defend religious liberty.

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Loughlin, husband plead not guilty in college scam

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 4/15/19, 12:17 pm

Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, are pleading not guilty to charges they paid $500,000 in bribes as part of a college admissions scam, according to court documents filed Monday. The couple is among 50 people charged in the nationwide scandal in which wealthy parents allegedly paid to get their children into elite universities.

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Prosecutors up charges for some in college bribery scam

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 4/10/19, 11:34 am

Federal prosecutors on Tuesday filed new charges against 16 parents involved in a college admissions scam, including actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli. The parents are accused of bribing university administrators, coaches, and standardized test officials to get their children admitted to elite schools. Loughlin and Giannulli are charged with paying $500,000 in bribes to get their daughters admitted to the University of Southern California as crew team recruits, even though neither of them played the sport.

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