Friday, March 2, 2012

"Glendon addresses politics as vocation at seminary talk"

To see a female Harvard Law professor addressing men in collars, isn't the image the media would ever share in this climate.
From the Boston Pilot
Before moving into the historical subject matter, she spoke as a contemporary in the admissions process at Harvard and Boston College who saw students apply to college and law school intent on serving in public office. "Many of those young people say that they are seeking legal education because they are drawn to public service, and that they are drawn to public service because they 'want to make a difference,'" she said. She said many of her best and brightest students change their minds within three years, as they become disillusioned with the current state of politics and question the viability of not compromising their ethics, family life or religious beliefs.

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