A more subtle activism at the Office of Civil Rights

November 30, 1999

By Terence J. Pell

Academic Questions, November 30, 1999

Dramatic public displays once punctuated the campaign for civil rights in this country. Martin Luther King ushered in the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with a massive march on Washington culminating in his “I Have a Dream” speech on the steps of the

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Interview: Ian Maitland

November 30, 1999


Interview, November 30, 1999

CIR client Ian Maitland is a professor specializing in business ethics and international business at the University of Minnesota. With CIR’s help, Professor Maitland challenged a 1989 legal settlement that gave a pay increase to women at the university. The case was settled after the University

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Limits to diversity

November 30, 1999

City Journal. In mid-March the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit attempted to nudge American race-relations law a bit closer to color-blindness...

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Law’s new icon: Cheryl Hopwood

November 30, 1999

Texas Monthly profile of Cheryl Hopwood...

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Who Should Get into College?

November 30, 1999

By Prof. John McWhorter, UC Berkeley

City Journal, November 30, 1999

For many years now, elite colleges—taking their cue from the Supreme Court’s 1978 Bakke decision—have justified racial preferences in admissions by saying that they are necessary to ensure campus “diversity.” Get rid of preferences, “diversity” fans say, and top colleges will

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Miami athletes are right to sue

November 18, 1999

By Bill Koch

The Cincinnati Post, November 18, 1999

From the moment he arrived on the Miami University campus in the fall of 1998, Mario Contardi loved the place.

He loved everything about it, from the tennis team he would play on to the picturesque campus to the academic program. He had friends

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