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Carving out a humanity : race, rights, and redemption  Cover Image Book Book

Carving out a humanity : race, rights, and redemption

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  • ISBN: 162097620X
  • ISBN: 9781620976203
  • Physical Description: xi, 387 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2020.

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note: No justice, no peace / Charles Ogletree -- Each other's harvest / Charles Lawrence -- The archetypes that haunt us / Patricia J. Williams -- Derrick Bell's toolkit-fit to dismantle that famous house? / Richard Delgado -- Enlisting race, resisting power, transforming democracy / Lani Guinier -- Accountability for private life / Anita Allen -- Somebody else's child / Mari Matsuda -- From the West to the rest : interest convergence in California racial politics / Cheryl I. Harris -- Envisioning abolition : sex, citizenship, and the racial imaginary of the killing state / Kendall Thomas -- And we are still not saved : twenty-first-century Constitutional conflicts / Derrick Bell -- Racism as the ultimate deception / John Calmore (lecture delivered by Derrick Bell) -- Like a loaded weapon / Robert A. Williams -- A hip-hop theory of justice / Paul Butler -- Between slavery and freedom: the deep racial roots of the 2008 financial crisis / Emma Coleman Jordan -- After Obama : three "post-racial" challenges / Devon W. Carbado -- Justice undone : color blindness after civil rights / Ian Haney López -- Critiquing the family tree : white supremacy in the writing of history / Annette Gordon-Reed -- Badges and incidents : lingering vestiges of slavery in the Thirteenth Amendment / William Carter Jr. -- The criminal injustice of capital punishment / Stephen Bright -- What's left out of Brown / Sherrilyn Ifill -- The society we want / Michelle Alexander -- A tale of two Americas / Theodore M. Shaw -- The boundaries of whiteness : from Till to Trayvon / Angela Onwuachi-Willig -- Race, violence, and the word / Kenneth W. Mack.
Summary, etc.: "Carving Out a Humanity gathers some of our country's brightest progressive legal stars in a volume that illuminates the facets of the law that have continued to perpetuate racial inequality and to confound our nation at the start of a new millennium. Originally delivered as Derrick Bell Lectures in a series at NYU School of Law, begun in 1995 and running up through 2019, Carving Out a Humanity offers an unprecedented array of today's most creative and brilliant thinking on race and the law"--
Subject: Criminal justice, Administration of United States
Civil rights United States
Race discrimination Law and legislation United States

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