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The Supreme Court's Post-Racial Turn Towards A Zero-Sum Understanding Of Equality, Helen Norton 2010 University of Colorado Law School

The Supreme Court's Post-Racial Turn Towards A Zero-Sum Understanding Of Equality, Helen Norton

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The Supreme Court--along with the rest of the country--has long divided over the question whether the United States has yet achieved a 'post-racial" society in which race no longer matters in significant ways. How, if at all, this debate is resolved carries enormous implications for constitutional and statutory antidiscrimination law. Indeed, a post-racial discomfort with noticing and acting upon race supports a zero-sum approach to equality: if race no longer matters to the distribution of life opportunities, a decision maker's concern for the disparities experienced by members of one racial group may be seen as inextricable from its intent ...


Dog Wags Tail: The Continuing Viability Of Minority-Targeted Aid In Higher Education, Osamudia R. James 2010 University of Miami School of Law

Dog Wags Tail: The Continuing Viability Of Minority-Targeted Aid In Higher Education, Osamudia R. James

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Ghana Journey: Private Investment, Public Funding, And Domestic Reform, Ronald C. Griffin 2010 Florida A & M University College of Law

Ghana Journey: Private Investment, Public Funding, And Domestic Reform, Ronald C. Griffin

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Some folks are good. But man is evil. He is driven by impulses, avarice, reason, scholarship, and barbarism. Ghana's history affirms some of the social and philosophical claims about man and evil. A scholarly narrative about American economic life, trenched in Ghana like an overlay, will unveil bits about big businesses, small businesses, and doing business in Ghana.


The Personal, The Political, And Race, Jeannine Bell 2010 Indiana University Maurer School of Law

The Personal, The Political, And Race, Jeannine Bell

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This essay is a response to Richard Lempert’s Law & Society Association Presidential Address.


Discovering Identity In Civil Procedure (Book Review), Anthony V. Alfieri 2010 University of Miami School of Law

Discovering Identity In Civil Procedure (Book Review), Anthony V. Alfieri

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Post-Racialism In The Inner-City: Structure And Culture In Lawyering, Anthony V. Alfieri 2010 University of Miami School of Law

Post-Racialism In The Inner-City: Structure And Culture In Lawyering, Anthony V. Alfieri

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Revolutions In Local Democracy? Neighborhood Councils And Broadening Inclusions In The Local Political Process, Matthew J. Parlow 2009 Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law

Revolutions In Local Democracy? Neighborhood Councils And Broadening Inclusions In The Local Political Process, Matthew J. Parlow

Matthew Parlow

Political marginalization of minorities and government corruption are two key factors that have led to the overwhelming decline and decay of America’s major cities. Local governments must combat the historical entrenchment of these two evils in order to reverse the trend toward demise. Neighborhood councils may be the best structural changes to local government because they provide more meaningful opportunities for political engagement of minority groups, while also serving as an antidote to systemic corruption in local government. This Essay analyzes the problems plaguing local government in urban cities and explores how neighborhood councils may be able to help ...


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