Althouse on Alito
althouse at wisc.edu
Tue Nov 1 15:51:18 PST 2005
When I think of White and race, I think of Los Angeles v. Lyons.
Also, White voted with the conservatives on sovereign immunity
(except on Union Gas, which was overruled by Seminole, in part
because of White's incoherent vote). If it weren't for White, Hans
would have been overruled in the 80s.
On Nov 1, 2005, at 5:30 PM, RJLipkin at aol.com wrote:
> Sandy says "White was, with some exceptions, a staunch
> liberal on race." Can this be true of the author of Washington v.
> Davis? I'm not saying that any reasonable person must reject the
> result and reasoning in Davis. But wouldn't a "staunch liberal on
> race" reject both?
> Robert Justin Lipkin
> Professor of Law
> Widener University School of Law
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