Columbia Law students demand passing grades after protests. Blame coddling schools

By Daniel Walker | May 9, 2024

Student editors

Columbia Law students are advocating for the cancellation of their final exams as a gesture of support for Palestine.
 

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The student editors of the Columbia Law Review issued a letter urging the school to cancel the remaining exams for the semester in a recent public statement and saying to “give all students passing grades for their work throughout the semester.”
 

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“We believe that canceling exams would be a proportionate response to the level of distress our peers have been feeling,” the unnamed students wrote in an open letter.