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Gonzales rebuked by law school classmates

[JURIST] Fifty-six former Harvard Law School classmates of US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales [official profile; JURIST news archive] have signed an open letter published Tuesday, rebuking Gonzales for his "failure to stand for the rule of law" and failure at doing "the tough job of providing independent counsel" and urging Gonzales "to restore respect for the rule of law." The letter, published in an advertisement [text, GIF] on A13 of Tuesday's Washington Post, was delivered to Gonzales' office prior to its publication.

Gonzales graduated from Harvard Law School [academic website] in the class of 1982. The Harvard Crimson has more.

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