As we focus on this tragic loss, let us also focus on action to deal with the curse of violence that seems to hang over us. [I can] think of no better group to see this issue from all sides as you have been taught here at this law school, and work to save us from this darkness.
Discomfort is not the enemy. Discomfort is the spur towards change. Discomfort is the push towards greatness.
— Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, in comments given during Harvard Law School’s Class Day in the wake of the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting. “Harvard Law School Class of 2022, you are the change we have been waiting for,” she noted, later adding, “But no pressure.”
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