Like the new leaves on the Quadrangles trees, Honors Convocation and Senior Day demarcate the end of the Law School academic year. In speeches made on these occasions last May, Law Professor Thomas Kauper and Federal Judge Patricia M. Wald urged graduates to take the risks that excellence mandates and to live full lives both inside and outside the law. Their addresses follow in abridged form.
Thomas E. Kauper,
Rites of Passage, Rites of Spring: The Honors Convocation and Senior Day Speeches. The Rewards of Excellence,
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