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Law School Turf War Ignites


— April 27, 2004

An ideological turf war has broken out in many of the nation’s law schools, as liberals try to raise an army of law students and lawyers to fight what they call a conservative dominance of American law.

Enter the American Constitution Society (ACS), a fledgling group of lawyers, law students and left-leaning academics who have united to counter the better-known Federalist Society, a two-decades old group that promotes conservative thought and has taken on the role of watchdog of the American Bar Association.

Details here from The National Law Journal via Law.com.


An ideological turf war has broken out in many of the nation’s law schools, as liberals try to raise an army of law students and lawyers to fight what they call a conservative dominance of American law.

Enter the American Constitution Society (ACS), a fledgling group of lawyers, law students and left-leaning academics who have united to counter the better-known Federalist Society, a two-decades old group that promotes conservative thought and has taken on the role of watchdog of the American Bar Association.

Details here from The National Law Journal via Law.com.

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