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Friday's law school briefs

[JURIST] The University of Pennsylvania Law School [official website] hosted a symposium Thursday on terrorism and the US Constitution, featuring law professors and lawyers addressing issues involving criminal procedure, immigration, First Amendment law and human rights. Friday's Daily Pennsylvanian reports.

Percy Luney, dean of the new Florida A&M University College of Law [official website], has written to the St. Petersburg Times firing back at a columnist who claimed that the historically black institution (first operated between 1951 and 1968 and only now being revived) was doomed to be "second-rate."

What was it like to be a female law school student in the early 1960s? Friday's online edition of the New York Law Journal carries a story about Pinstripes and Pearls [Amazon.com review], Judith Richards Hope's new book about the women in the Class of 1964 [New York Law Journal report] at Harvard Law School [official website].

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