Thursday, October 6, 2011

In Memoriam: Derrick A. Bell 1930-2011

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Derrick Bell (NYU), the 20th century's preeminent legal scholar on race and the law, died yesterday in New York at the age of 80.  Here is a link to an obituary at Jurist describing his struggle for increased diversity within the legal academy.

Jim K.

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