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Diary of a Mad Law Professor

Patricia Williams

The Justice Department recently announced its intention to reopen the Emmett Till case.

As of this writing, seven in ten Americans want Defense Secretary Donald
Rumsfeld to remain at his post, a vote of confidence that exceeds that
even for the President himself.

One of my favorite little films is a satirical documentary titled

This year is the tenth anniversary of the end of
apartheid in South Africa, the fortieth anniversary of the Civil
Rights Act of 1964 and the fiftieth anniversary of the Supreme
Court's ruli

A friend who lives in Paris forwarded me an item from the Internet, concerning a singles ad that had allegedly appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

While gaudily festooned Hollywood liberals presented each other with the false golden idol of a little naked man, enlightened others quietly celebrated the traditions of thousands of years of Wes

When I was quite young, my entire image of marriage was filtered through the bible of Bride Magazine.


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