As you’ve likely heard by now, Harvard Law School has recommended changing its shield. This decision comes after months of advocacy and debate. Most recently, a Record-conducted poll found that more than fifty percent of students support changing the shield.
You may read Dean Minow’s transmittal letter here: https://today.law.harvard.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/memo_to_corporation_minow-030316.pdf
You may read the committee’s report and recommendation here: https://today.law.harvard.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Shield-Committee-Report.pdf
You may read a dissenting opinion by Professor Gordon-Reed (a member of the shield committee) here: https://today.law.harvard.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Shield_Committee-Different_View.pdf