Who is Stanley Chess?
Chess was Editor-in-Chief of the Cornell Daily Sun during the 1968-1969 campus unrest and was a member of the Quill and Dagger society. Following the takeover of Willard Straight Hall, Chess wrote an influential editorial entitled, "Friday Night - Ugly and Stupid" which called for the equal application of law to both black and white students following an episode where white students "joustled" then President James A. Perkins. He graduated in 1969 and received a law degree in 1972.
Upon graduation, Chess organized courses to assist law students to prepare for bar examinations. He became an executive in Barbri. After selling his interests, he started a new venture called Legal America, Inc., which operates a number of law-related websites including, lawschool.com, lawcentral.com, lawtv.com, chesslaw.com and a legal blog called En Passant.
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on July 23, 2013
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