Cornell Law School is launching the nation’s first center focused on abolishing the death penalty. The center’s launch was financially backed by a $3.25 million grant from 1956 Cornell alumnus Charles F. Feeney.
So what do you guys think? Is this a good idea? Will it help improve Cornell’s stature and attract more applicants to further vault the school in the law school rankings? Are you more or less likely to want to attend Cornell now?