|Commencement Speakers Ask Graduates to Defend Judiciary, Follow Their Ideals
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In his remarks, Dean Fitts suggested students take a moment
before diving into the heady world of legal practice to appreciate
their achievements. “During the past three years, you have
faced many challenges and anxieties. Through it all you’ve
handled yourselves with calm resolve and dedication,” he said.
“You’ve engaged in more public service activities than any other
law school class in the country. You’ve published exceptional
scholarly journals at the very top of the profession, and you’ve
engaged in making your law school a better place by ensuring
we continue to be an open and diverse community.
“In short, and you’ll hear it now for the last time — You own