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Diary of a Mad Law Professor

Patricia Williams

The Wicked Witch stomps in his defense and the wise old tortoise
explains his reasoning. But Mother Courage knows the truth behind
William Bennett's racist comments.

Some storm victims evacuated from New Orleans were
"sorted" by age, race or gender. Is breaking up families and
prioritizing by race any way to deal with disaster?

A midsummer nightmare of the shiny-eyed zealots who would protect us from terror. Plus, summer reading for the President.

If we're going to have a society surveilled 24/7, let's begin at the top.

The Klan was willing to risk that their victims
were innocent; we can't take that risk today with accused terrorists.

Recently it seems discussion on culture goes well beyond careless epithet and into a land with no common ground.

There is no specific genetic marker that distinguishes one race from another.

Why is The New York Times Magazine floating an unsubstantiated theory of genetic determinism?

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

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