Harvard and Yale dominate the Supreme Court. Is that ok?
From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “If Ketanji Brown Jackson is confirmed, she will be the first Black woman on the bench in the Supreme Court’s history. Demography is important, because the court’s perceived legitimacy will always to some degree depend on the extent to which it seems to reflect the country as a whole. … In other respects, though, the court has become much less diverse. In recent decades, almost all of its justices have been graduates of just two law schools — Yale and Harvard. On this count, Jackson’s pedigree is the standard one. She went to Harvard College and then Harvard Law School, where she was an editor on the Law Review.”View the full article from The Chronicle of Higher Education. [Subscription required.]
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