University of Wyoming law students write letter denouncing college review

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

A contingent of law students at the University of Wyoming wrote to university leadership Monday to decry a recent administrative decision to assemble a task force to review the college of law. The move comes four days after their dean, Stephen Easton, resigned amid the impending scrutiny of his department.

In a letter to UW President Robert Sternberg and the university's Board of Trustees, the students question why the college was never made aware of the task force prior to Easton's resignation, why Sternberg decided to focus his review primarily on natural resources law, and why the university did not wait to initiate the task force until the results of a recent American Bar Association accreditation review were finalized.

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