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January 11, 2007

7th Circuit, Easterbrook Split on Section 1981 Interpretation

Claiming the majority had applied an "atextual approach" in deciding a Section 1981 claim, Judge Frank Easterbrook in dissent wrote: "I appreciate the temptation to make every law “the best it can be,” but that is not the Supreme Court’s current mode of statutory interpretation." It's an interesting case you can read here.

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