While a last-minute change like this is challenging during an already stressful time, please know that the Law School is doing everything it can to support students and faculty impacted by this transition.
— Cornell Law Dean Jens David Ohlin, in a message sent to students earlier this week, notifying them that their final exams would immediately be moved online to be taken remotely, due to a massive uptick in COVID-19 cases. The school’s campus in Ithaca, New York, was shut down as well, halfway through the law school’s finals period.
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