CORRECTION | Thursday, Feb. 5

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The story “Koh considered for State Department” stated that when reached by phone Wednesday evening and asked to confirm whether he was being considered for position of legal adviser to the Department of State, Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh repeated, “Is this done?” three times and hung up. In fact, when he answered the phone, Koh said he asked “Is this John?” — referring to Economics professor John Geanakoplos, a close personal friend with whom he had been speaking on the other line — and hung up when he realized it was not Geanakoplos. (Earlier Wednesday, Koh had declined to comment on whether he was considering a post in the Obama administration.)

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