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Judge tosses suit over Harvard Law Review’s racial and sexual preferences, allows do-over complaint

August 9, 2019

Federal judge in Boston has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that Harvard Law Review violates federal law by using racial and gender preferences when selecting its student members.

U.S. District Judge Leo Sorokin tossed the suit Thursday because of standing problems, report Bloomberg, Law360 and the Boston Herald.

The suit was initially filed by Faculty, Alumni and Students Opposed to Racial Preferences. A second group, the Coalition for Meritocracy at Universities, has also joined the suit as a plaintiff.

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