Letters

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150 years of baseball

In his informative article on Amherst’s baseball tradition, Roger M.

Letters

Keith Millner’s candor

“Life with Neavey” (Summer 2008) was a lovely story and one to which I can very much relate. I have two children with Fragile X Syndrome, a genetic condition that causes autism, low muscle tone, language delays and seizures. My life isn’t as I imagined it would be, though in some ways it is more fulfilling and richer than I had ever dreamed. It’s certainly not easy to describe well in the quick blurbs of the Class Notes each quarter. This article so nicely expressed the love and the challenges of raising special needs children.

New York Times: When Judges Make Foreign Policy

Lawrence Douglas, James J. Grosfeld Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought, penned this letter to the editor about an article discussing war criminals and torture of detainees that appeared in the New York Times.

Wall Street Journal: The Irish 'No' Leaves the European Union in a Fix

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
Ronald Tiersky, Joseph B. Eastman ’04 Professor of Political Science, weighed in on an editorial discussing the recent rejection of the European Union’s Lisbon Treaty by Irish voters in this letter to the editor.