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17 August 2010 ~ 1 Comment

MSNBC Article Highlights Ethan Haines’ Hunger Strike

“Backlash Building Against College Rankings”by Bill Brigs August 17, 2010 | (Business) As the annual binge of college rankings crests this week, Ethan Haines isn’t just fed up. He’s fed out. The unemployed law school grad launched a hunger strike Aug. 5 to protest U.S. News & World Report’s law school rankings and the [...]

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12 August 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Message from Ethan

Dear Readers/Supporters: Today is the 8th day of my hunger strike. So far, I have lost 8 pounds – I am deteriorating at a rate of one pound per day. I am still in good physical shape and intend to continue my hunger strike until law school administrators, who are on notice of my hunger [...]

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09 August 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Updated: Media Spotlight

My hunger strike has received widespread coverage on the internet by a few notable media organizations. I would like to take the time out to thank all my supporters again and post a few interesting pieces. This list is not exclusive of the coverage received, it merely points out unique aspects of the coverage I [...]

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05 August 2010 ~ 38 Comments

Complete Listing of Law Schools Involved in Hunger Strike

On August 5, 2010, I emailed an Official Notice of Hunger Strike to administrators of ten randomly selected law schools ranked in the Top 100 of the 2010 U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings. Below is a complete listing of recipients in order of U.S. News’ ranking: University of Chicago Law School (No. 5) [...]

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