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Kellyanne Conway Has Year's Most Notable Quote

From Yale list of the top 10 for 2017

(Newser) - The use of the term "alternative facts" by Kellyanne Conway , an adviser to President Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2017. The statement Conway made when asked why Trump's then-press secretary Sean Spicer mischaracterized the size of inauguration crowds... More »

Another Ivy Leaguer? Other Schools Do Exist

Enough already with Harvard and Yale: blogger

(Newser) - The Supreme Court and White House may as well be decorated in ivy, complains David Bernstein. "Once Elena Kagan gets confirmed, every Supreme Court Justice will have attended Harvard or Yale law schools," he writes. And Kagan—whose bachelor's degree, for the record, is from Princeton—was nominated... More »

Sotomayor: White House Picked My Clothes

Justice describes grueling nomination process at Yale

(Newser) - Every aspect of Sonia Sotomayor's nomination procedure to become the newest Supreme Court justice was so controlled that she was even told what to wear at the acceptance ceremony, she said in a talk at Yale yesterday. Sotomayor, who appeared on campus for her 30th Yale Law School reunion, wanted... More »

Colleagues See Sotomayor as 'Even-Handed,' 'Brilliant'

Daughter of immigrants rose from Bronx project

(Newser) - The daughter of Puerto Rican immigrants whose father died when she was 9, Sonia Sotomayor will bring more than a stellar legal resume to her Supreme Court confirmation hearings, the Washington Post reports. She worked her way out of projects in the Bronx to graduate from Princeton and Yale Law,... More »

Bill Talks of Love for 'Gifted' Hill

Bares their youthful romance at Yale Law

(Newser) - In an unusually personal speech aimed at softening his wife's image, former President Bill Clinton spoke about his early days at Yale Law School courting Hillary, who struck him as "the most gifted person in our generation." People sometimes characterize his wife as calculating, but "she has... More »

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