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May 10, 2021


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Having perused the table of contents (available in the link), one might note the complete lack of discussion of:

1. Socialism with Chinese characteristics for property law
2. Liberation theology approaches to civil procedure.
3. Traditional Islamic conceptions of criminal law.
4. Native American conceptions of constitutional law.
5. Transgender critiques of contract law
6. Eastern European ethnonationalist views of tort.
7. Queer approaches to LRW.

How alienating and exclusionary. What were the selection criteria utilized for acceptance of candidate material the book?

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Of course - please ensure the perfect remains the enemy of the good. I eagerly await your positive efforts A non!

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The good??? How droll, tovarish!

At any rate, one would very much like to see the following contributions to a second edition, which would expand the book's concern to more of the law school curriculum:

1. The white working poor's perspectives on immigration law - especially as concerns the "undocumented" variety. (Perhaps unreconstructed Marxist views thereupon too, as one still finds produced in Blighty).
2. Christian conservative and traditional Islamic views of family law - particularly concerning homosexuals, unwed mothers, and those living together but out of wedlock.
3. Middle America's view of constitutional law.
4. Demographers' views of federal income tax law
5. Right-wing Weberians views of administrative law
6. The views of experts of (and any survivors of) Jacobin France, Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and the Soviet Union (and of totalitarianism more generally) about CLS, critical race theory, and the current tactical employment/weaponization of diversity, equity, and inclusion "norms."

A A A non: you'll surely do your duty for "social justice" and contribute, will you not?


what I found the most obnoxious was this claim:

" the collection is the first of its kind to offer reflections, advice and specific instruction on how to integrate issues of diversity and inclusions into first-year doctrinal courses."


More than a decade ago, one could find these works, among many others:

Brown’s Critical Race Theory: Cases, Materials and Problems, 2d Edition (American Casebook Series)

Perea, Delgado, Harris, Stefancic, and Wildman's Race and Races, Cases and Resources for a Diverse America, 2nd Edition (American Casebook Series)

And, many others.

Such materials included, expressly, a revisiting of some of the cases usually encountered in the first year law school canon.

The sort of grandstanding for attention reflected by this claim to be the "first" is getting as problematic as the Golden Globes.

Perhaps we need Dorsey to help out here.

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