These controversies could be wake-up calls—for the YLS community, legal academia, and society at large.
Bravo David. And I’m quite proud of those YLJ editors for showing more sense than the YLS administration and faculty.
The YLJ training itself is not a big deal. The Journal chose to put it on for its own editors who clearly felt free to disagree. More reporting should be done on whether Hart gave the same presentation at the 1L orientation. That would imply school endorsement of her views. Either way, things don't look good for the diversity director.
The training sounds wildly antisemitic and I'm glad that students pushed back and David shed light on it.
But, is the "silent majority" trope really applicable here? You're not silent if you have a well-subscribed substack that pays you, and it sounds like the YLJ editors weren't silent either.