Harvard Students, Citing Protests, Want Finals Delayed

December 11, 2014

Harvard Law School students, citing the trauma many are experiencing due to the decisions of grand juries not to indicate police officers for the killings of unarmed black men, are asking for the right to reschedule final exams, The Boston Globe reported. Columbia Law School has offered such flexibility, given the anger many students feel and the time they are spending in protests. Harvard officials said that individual students can always petition for rescheduling, but have stopped short of offering a general right to change the timing of finals.


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