Michigan Journal of Race & Law

Toward a New Civil Rights Vision

October 13 & 14, 1995
The University of Michigan Law School

The country’s most influential civil rights academics and practitioners presented and discussed their ideas about how to confront and effectively deal with the recent Congressional and Supreme Court attacks on welfare rights, criminal justice, voting rights, affirmative action, and immigration.


Hon. A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. , Retired Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.

Derrick A. Bell, Jr., Professor of Law, New York University School of Law.

Kimberle Crenshaw, Professor of Law, Columbia University School of Law.

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