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One Judge's Battle Against The New York City Judicial Establishment, Percy R. Luney Jr. Oct 1988

One Judge's Battle Against The New York City Judicial Establishment, Percy R. Luney Jr.

North Carolina Central Law Review

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Statutory Interpretation, Legislative Inaction, And Civil Rights, Daniel A. Farber Oct 1988

Statutory Interpretation, Legislative Inaction, And Civil Rights, Daniel A. Farber

Michigan Law Review

This month the Supreme Court will hear reargument in Patterson v. McLean Credit Union on the question of whether section 1981 prohibits discrimination by private parties. Professor Farber identifies three issues which lie at the heart of Patterson: Must statutes be construed to conform to the intent of the drafters? Does legislative inaction provide reliable guidance to interpreters of statutes? And should the nature of the claim at issue - here a claim of civil rights - influence the interpreters? On this last point, Professor Farber argues that public values must be relevant to statutory interpretation and that judges should explicitly be ...


Interpreting Legislative Inaction, William N. Eskridge Jr. Oct 1988

Interpreting Legislative Inaction, William N. Eskridge Jr.

Michigan Law Review

This month the Supreme Court will hear reargument in Patterson v. McLean Credit Union on the question of whether section 1981 prohibits discrimination by private parties. In this article, Professor Eskridge addresses the issue of how legislative inaction should affect statutory interpretation. He begins by constructing a detailed analysis of the Court's legislative inaction cases, arguing that the case law is much more coherent than previous analysts have suggested. Professor Eskridge then considers Justice Scalia's critique of that case law and provides support for Justice Scalia's views by distinguishing actual and presumed legislative intent, arguing that, based ...


The Naacp's Legal Strategy Against Segregated Education, Robert L. Carter May 1988

The Naacp's Legal Strategy Against Segregated Education, Robert L. Carter

Michigan Law Review

A Review of The NAACP's Legal Strategy Against Segregated Education, 1925-1950 by Mark Tushnet


And We Are Not Saved: The Elusive Quest For Racial Justice, Kevin Edward Kennedy May 1988

And We Are Not Saved: The Elusive Quest For Racial Justice, Kevin Edward Kennedy

Michigan Law Review

A Review of And We Are Not Saved: The Elusive Quest for Racial Justice by Derrick A. Bell


The Politics Of Predicting Criminal Violence, Sheri Lynn Johnson May 1988

The Politics Of Predicting Criminal Violence, Sheri Lynn Johnson

Michigan Law Review

A Review of The Prediction of Criminal Violence by Fernand N. Dutile and Cleon H. Foust


Conference Program Apr 1988

Conference Program

Group Defamation & Freedom of Speech: The Relationship Between Language and Violence (1988)

No abstract provided.


The Admissibility Of Expert Testimony On Interracial Conflict In New York State Self-Defense Cases, Jay Lippman Apr 1988

The Admissibility Of Expert Testimony On Interracial Conflict In New York State Self-Defense Cases, Jay Lippman

In the Public Interest

No abstract provided.


Affirmative Action: A Divided Supreme Court, 22 J. Marshall L. Rev. 99 (1988), Arthur J. Marinelli Jan 1988

Affirmative Action: A Divided Supreme Court, 22 J. Marshall L. Rev. 99 (1988), Arthur J. Marinelli

UIC John Marshall Law Review

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Illinois Courts Struggle To Evaluate Race-Neutral Explanations For Peremptory Challenges Under Batson V. Kentucky, 22 J. Marshall L. Rev. 235 (1988), Kevin E. Bry Jan 1988

Illinois Courts Struggle To Evaluate Race-Neutral Explanations For Peremptory Challenges Under Batson V. Kentucky, 22 J. Marshall L. Rev. 235 (1988), Kevin E. Bry

UIC John Marshall Law Review

No abstract provided.