The University of California, Berkeley School of Law will remain fully online for the fall semester.

Dean Erwin Chemerinsky informed students by email Friday of the decision, which he wrote was made with “great reflection and study.” That makes Berkeley the second law school to unveil plans to stay remote amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Harvard Law School made a similar announcement June 3. At that time, Berkeley was aiming to offer at least some in-person instruction though a hybrid model.

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