Bye-bye, Boalt.

Workers stripped the Boalt Hall sign from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law’s main building Thursday, ending a nearly three-year debate over how to address the law school’s onetime namesake—the 19th century judge and attorney John Henry Boalt, who is best known for his enthusiastic support of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882,  the country’s first immigration ban targeting a specific racial group.

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