Tillerson’s exit interview

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During a daylong visit organized by the American Secretaries of State Project, former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered his take on global leaders and hotspots, from Iran and Saudi Arabia to North Korea and Syria.

If at first you don’t succeed…

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Elena Kagan was ‘petrified’ when a Law School professor called on her on her first day of class. She blew her first exams, which situated her in ‘the bottom third of the class.’ And then, in her second semester at Harvard Law School, things started to change.

Common Knowledge

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Zero-L, a new online course, is meant to help all incoming students, including those who don’t have any pre-law background. Featuring an array of Harvard Law School professors, it covers topics ranging from the separation of powers to how to speak in class in response to a cold call.

The Choosing People

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Robert and Dale Mnookin never had any doubt that they are Jewish. But the question of who should be considered Jewish can be surprisingly tangled and fraught. That question is at the heart of Robert’s new book, “The Jewish American Paradox: Embracing Choice in a Changing World.”