Law Deans Say Election Challengers 'Betrayed' Profession

Law360 (January 12, 2021, 2:56 PM EST) -- The deans of more than 150 law schools, including Yale and Harvard, released a joint statement on Tuesday condemning the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol last week and calling out lawyers who have challenged the outcome of the election without evidence, saying those attorneys have "betrayed the values of our profession."

In their statement, the 157 law deans said that even as many lawyers and judges worked to ensure there was a free and fair U.S. presidential election in 2020, others challenged the outcome of the election "with claims that they did not support with facts or evidence."

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