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Julius Chambers Emerges

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

in Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter recounts Julius Chambers's achievements during college, graduate school, and law school. After graduating summa cum laude from North Carolina College for Negroes and obtaining his ... More


A Prominent Family

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein

in Marcus Simaika: Father of Coptic Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774168239
eISBN:
9781617978265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168239.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the education and careers of Marcus Simaika's siblings. According to Marcus, no fewer than three prime ministers were among the graduates of the Coptic Patriarchal School: ... More


Race, the Affirmative Action Debate, Education, and Past Court Cases

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter provides insights into the state of racial inequality in the US today, with a particular eye on income, wealth, jobs, and education disparities. Do these factors continue to be predicted ... More


The Embattled Constitution

Norman Dorsen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770122
eISBN:
9780814762806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770122.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book presents the fourth collection of the James Madison lectures delivered at the New York University School of Law, offering thoughtful examinations of an array of topics on civil liberties by ... More


The Road to Sweatt v. Painter

Peter Charles Hoffer

in The Search for Justice: Lawyers in the Civil Rights Revolution, 1950-1975

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226614281
eISBN:
9780226614458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226614458.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Sweatt v. Painter case gained Heman Sweatt a place in the University of Texas Law School; more important was the first victory for the LDF campaign against segregation, abandoning the earlier ... More


From Discrimination to Affirmative Action

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

in America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the legal battles involving the University of Texas School of Law and its affirmative action program. In the wake of its success in 1944 in the all-white primary case, Smith v. ... More


The Legacy of Darülfünun

Ekmeleddİn İhsanoğlu

in The House of Sciences: The First Modern University in the Muslim World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190051556
eISBN:
9780190051587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051556.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Part III highlights the impact of the Ottoman University outside the Ottoman domain. The Darülfünun in İstanbul inspired various leaders in the other parts of the Muslim world. Students trained at ... More


International Law Norms

Lan Cao

in Culture in Law and Development: Nurturing Positive Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199915231
eISBN:
9780199362936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915231.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter studies the evolution of international law and international relations and argues that new developments in these state-centric disciplines support a culturally oriented approach to law ... More


Human Rights in Islamic Jurisprudence: Why Should All Human Beings Be Inviolable?

Recep Şentürk

in The Future of Religious Freedom: Global Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199930890
eISBN:
9780199980581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930890.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter seeks to recapture the classical tradition of Islamic jurisprudence that recognizes universal human rights irrespective of religious status, gender, place, or time. It shows how the loss ... More


Critical Race Theory/Law and Literature

Patricia Williams

in Legal Intellectuals in Conversation: Reflections on the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737071
eISBN:
9780814745434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737071.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an interview with Patricia Williams, the James L. Dohr Professor of Law at the Columbia University School of Law. Professor Williams uses literary and legal theory to ... More


Introduction

Marjorie Lamberti

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195056112
eISBN:
9780197560105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195056112.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This study of the elementary school in Prussia began with the question of why the largest state in the German Empire, which had a government that was preoccupied with social and national ... More


Preparation

Barry Hankins

in Woodrow Wilson: Ruling Elder, Spiritual President

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198718376
eISBN:
9780191787676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718376.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

Wilson undertook his undergraduate education at Davidson College and Princeton University, his law school work at the University of Virginia, and, finally, his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins. As he grew ever ... More


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