A reversal for affirmative action

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Correspondence to Jeffrey Rosen.

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Author's Note: At Barry Gross's invitation, I attended the NAS conference last May, where I delivered the remarks from which this essay is adapted. The pleasure of attending that meeting, however, was marred by his absence. I came to treasure Barry for his wit, his immense civilization, his exuberance, and his gift for embracing intellectual antagonists. Barry held strong opinions about the judicial trend on which I comment here and I dedicate these remarks to his memory.

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Rosen, J. A reversal for affirmative action. Academic Questions 9, 15–19 (1996). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02682979

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  • Affirmative Action
  • Colorblindness
  • Racial Preference
  • Fourteenth Amendment
  • Strict Scrutiny