Briefing Room


Christopher Walker – Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action

Professor Christopher Walker previews Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action,  the challenge to an amendment to the Michigan constitution that bans the use of affirmative action by public universities. The case was argued before the United States Supreme Court […]

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Bodiker Lecture – Patrick J. Fitzgerald

Patrick J. Fitzgerald, a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, was the October 2013 Bodiker Lecturer. He discussed the policies and principles of if and when Miranda […]

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bell hooks – Zimmerman verdict

In October 2013, bell hooks, an internationally known author and professor, discussed the implications of the George Zimmerman verdict on race, gender, and equality in America. hooks was interviewed by Professor Sharon Davies, director of the Kirwan Institute for the […]

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