The First Black Editor in Chief of the California Law Review

The latest data from the American Bar Association reports that there are 46 black students at the Boalt Hall law school at the University of California at Berkeley. They make up 5.2 percent of all students at this prestigious law school.

A black student at Boalt Hall was recently named editor in chief of the California Law Review. Robert Boone is believed to be the first African American to ever be named editor in chief of the prestigious law journal. Boone is one of three African Americans on the 50-member editorial board of the review.

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