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44 Harv. L. Rec. 1 (1967)

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By John D. TePaske
The latest model Har-
vard Law School Curricu-
lum features a pre-exam
reading period for freshmen
and may include innovations
in DLI and the course re-
quirements in the second
For the past few years,
the weekly course load for
freshmen had been tapered-
off from late April until
exams begin in June. Three.
hour courses were reduced
to two hours, providing ad-
ditional time for review and
giving official warning of the
pending exams.
No Fewer Classes
Professor Derek C. Bok,
chairm.nn of the Continuing
Committee on Legal Educa-
tion, explained that the new
one-week reading period for
first-year students will not
reduce the total number of
class hours in the semester.
Although the details have
not yet been finally worked
out, he said, the committee
reached the conclusion that
the most meaningful way to

rearrange course hours was
not to cut down slightly, but
rather to allow one solid
block of time for a week.
Explaining why the inno-

. Prof. Derek Boic

vation was limited to the
first year, Prof. Bok men-
tioned two considerations.
Administratively,  it  was
much more feasible for the
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As a direct result of an
article published in the Dec.
1 issue of the RECORD,
the Massachusetts Commis-
sion Against Discrimination
(MCAD) decided last Fri-
day   to  investigate  the
possibility of religious dis-
crimination, in the course of
getting a job through the
Law School Placement Of-
Probably No Legal Action
Eleanor Appel, director
of the Placement Office, said
Monday that it's good we'll
have an objective investiga-
tion. Dean Erwin Griswold
said earlier to the Crimson
that We will welcome an
investigation. It is, and al-
ways has been our policy
not to discriminate and I
think we can be proud of our
record in this area.
The Commission decided
to take action after Henry
Spitz, of the New York Com-
mission on Human Rights,
(Continued on Page 14)

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