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July 5, 2018

Moving Against Racial Discrimination

NAS

A statement on the Departments of Education and Justice decision to repeal seven guidelines on racial preferences in college admissions.

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May 6, 2015

'Dignity,' Another Legal Trojan Horse

Peter Wood

People are putting words in the mouth of the Constitution.

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July 24, 2013

Civic Education Deficiencies Weaken Social Fabric

Glenn Ricketts

Christina Hoff Sommers places the immigration debate in the context of a national dearth of civic knowledge.

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March 28, 2013

Ask a Scholar – U.S. v. Cruikshank

Robert Heidt

Did a Reconstruction-era Supreme Court decision restrict legal remedies for African Americans?

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March 21, 2013

Ask a Scholar: Why Gridlock?

Glenn Ricketts

Is gridlock in our poitical system accidental or innate?

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January 18, 2013

Don’t Know Much About History: Colleges Teach History with Politics Left Out

Jonathan Bean

Jonathan Bean responds to NAS's recent report on Two Texas Universities' U.S. History Courses. He's not optimistic about history education.

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November 19, 2012

Reactions to Court Decision Overturning Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

NAS

Scholars offer preliminary thoughts on the Sixth Circuit Appeals Court ruling overturning a voter approved ban on affirmative action policies.

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November 15, 2012

Democratic Engagement and Governance: Part I

William H. Young

William Young compares traditional republican governmental principles with the current democratic engagement initiatives promoted on college campuses.

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February 28, 2012

What Will the Court Do About Affirmative Action?

Glenn Ricketts

John Rosenberg dissects the "diversity' policies at the University of Texas now under scrutiny by the SCOTUS.

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