Hillary Clinton at Law School

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Hillary Rodham Clinton graduated from Yale Law School in 1973.

While at Yale

  • Hillary was one of 27 women in her law school class of 235.[1]
  • Hillary met her future husband Bill, at Yale. He was also a law student.[2]
  • Hillary met a group of friends who would be part of the Rodham-Clinton network for decades. They include: Vernon Jordan, David Mixner, and Peter Edelman.[3]

First year

  • Joined the League of Women Voters, making the 50th anniversary speech.[4]
  • Affiliated with an alternative journal Yale Review of Law and Social Action as opposed to the mainstream Yale Law Journal[5]
  • Hillary participated in rallies regarding the Bobby Seale trial and the Vietnam War in 1970.[6]
  • Hillary moderated a meeting where students voted 239-12 to join a national student strike against military action in Cambodia. She said the war was an "unconscionable expansion of a war that should never have been waged."[7]
  • During Vietnam War protests in her first year of law school, Hillary calmed riots and helped moderate the discussion.[8]
  • Served as the editor of The Review in 1970.[9]
  • Interned for Marian Wright Edelman for the summer in Washington DC[10]

Second year

  • Audited classes in the Yale medical school and worked at the Yale-New Haven Hospital in efforts to increase amount she worked with children.[11]

Third year

  • Hillary moved into an apartment with Bill Clinton during her third year at Yale.[12]

References

  1. A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Paperback Version: 63 of 640
  2. The Seduction of Hillary Rodham, Paperback Version: 41 of 464
  3. A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Paperback Version: 64 of 640
  4. Hillary Rodham Clinton: What Every American Should Know, Paperback Version: 19 of 89
  5. The Seduction of Hillary Rodham, Hardcover Version: 27 of 464
  6. The Seduction of Hillary Rodham, Hardcover Version: 30 of 464
  7. A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Paperback Version: 69 of 640
  8. A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Paperback Version: 68 of 640
  9. The Seduction of Hillary Rodham, Hardcover Version: 32 of 464
  10. A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Paperback Version: 73 of 640
  11. A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Paperback Version: 75 of 640
  12. The Seduction of Hillary Rodham, Hardcover Version: 41 of 464

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