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Diary of a Mad Law Professor

Patricia Williams

The returning William Bratton should recognize that the notorious policy has exacerbated discrimination, not improved safety.

No matter how you parse it, Incognito is a bully and Cobb is a white supremacist.

The devaluation of “content” is bad for readers and for democracy.

As the wealth gap grows, so have the number of ways a woman can sell her body. What is the cost?

The tragic murder of Australian student Christopher Lane is being exploited by the right to stoke fears of a race war.

Despite its DOMA decision, the recent rulings by the Supreme Court reflect a conservative majority bent on ignoring enduring inequality.

News stories that followed the NYPD’s killing of a 16-year-old Brooklyn boy show how we criminalize people based on race and geography.

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Patricia J. Williams
Patricia J. Williams, a professor of law at Columbia University, was born in...

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