Yesterday, I wrote that Harvard Law on Supreme Court history after “pressure from students and alumni” forced him to withdraw from teaching the course he’d headed up since 2008. But it turns out that “pressure” was even worse – and even dumber – than I’d thought.
First, the Harvard Undergraduate Council demanded university officials open an investigation into the sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh before allowing him to return to teaching at the law school. And the insanity didn’t end there.Harvard’s campus newspaper, a group of nearly 50 students – students presumably studying the law, mind you – signed an online pledge to file Title IX complaints alleging that Kavanaugh’s mere presence on campus would constitute “sexual and gender-based harassment.” Title IX is a provision in federal law that allows individuals to report allegations of sex-based discrimination.
The paper reports, in its own words: