George Leef Articles


The Price Was High

Affirmative action and the betrayal of a colorblind society.
Jan 21, 2013

Almost no one understood it at the time, but Lyndon Johnson’s speech at Howard University in June 1965 marked a disastrous change in civil rights policy. Previously, the civil rights movement had sought to overturn the entrenched, often legally mandated discrimination that was the legacy of Jim Crow, and bring about the colorblind society in which people would be judged (as Martin Luther King put it) by the content of their character rather than the color of their skin.

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Objection Sustained

The trouble with lawyers begins in the law schools.
Mar 28, 2011

Schools for Misrule
Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America
by Walter Olson

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