Bork on Civil Rights Laws
Steven D. Jamar
sjamar at LAW.HOWARD.EDU
Thu Feb 3 15:32:19 PST 2000
"DAVID E. BERNSTEIN" wrote:
> Who's to say that if constitutional assocational freedom is destroyed,
> that in the long-run it won't be the minority groups (who, after all,
> are in the political MINORITY) who won't suffer most? It always amazes
> me how willing folks are to give up constitutional rights because doing
> so comports with short-term political considerations, with little if any
> thought to what happens if the political consensus/dynamic shifts.
This smear is grossly unfair to those who I know who give long and hard
thought to short, medium and long-term consequences.
If you disagree with their assessments of the benefits and detriments, this
sort of disagreement is nothing new.
But if you are saying you see the future better than others, please share
your crystal ball!
> David E. Bernstein
> Associate Professor
> George Mason University
> School of Law
> 3401 N. Fairfax Drive
> Arlington, VA 22201
> (703) 993-8089
> dbernste at wpgate.gmu.edu
> >>> <JMHACLJ at AOL.COM> 02/03/00 11:51AM >>>
> Brian Landsberg wrote:
> << The question then, as now, is freedom for whom? Freedom for whites
> that people of color lacked associational freedom. >>
Prof. Steven D. Jamar, Director LRW Program
Howard University School of Law vox: 202-806-8017
2900 Van Ness Street NW fax: 202-806-8428
Washington, DC 20008
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Dorothy Salisbury Davis, The Little Brothers (1973)
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