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Diary of a Mad Law Professor

Patricia Williams

The Supreme Court’s decision sweeps away decades of equal protection precedent.

The imprisonment of an American couple in Qatar reveals biases in criminal justice, at home and abroad.

At Harvard, as elsewhere, students battle the banality of racism by turning insult into art.

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.


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