September 21, 1994
Writers vs. Harvard Law
Two new books examine the school and find it lacks moral leadership
Harvard Law School is accustomed to tough criticism. This fall it faces a new round that may make people in Cambridge squirm, or simply shrug.
Two new books offer insights into events that have publicly shaken the school for a decade. They were written by a former insider, Derrick Bell, and a complete outsider, Eleanor Kerlow. They cover similar territory, describing the politics and the players. They delve into the turmoil surrounding everything from the ideological split between the