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Sara Mayeux

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The Long Reach of Legal History

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The reach of the conversation astonishes me. One letter: “I am a Lifer at Avenal prison in California and saw the article and reference to you in a WSJ which a prison guard had discarded.”

— University of Denver law professor Tom Russell, whose paper on desegregation at the University of Texas spurred a national debate that led to UT acting to re-name a dormitory that was named for a Klan leader.

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July 12, 2010 at 8:19 pm

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