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Rights Night returns with author and American Law scholar Randall Kennedy on the Bill of Rights. Kennedy is a professor at Harvard Law School where he teaches courses on contracts, criminal law, and the regulation of race relations. For his education he attended St. Albans School, Princeton University, Oxford University, and Yale Law School. He served as a law clerk for Judge J. Skelly Wright of the United States Court of Appeals and for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the bar of the District of Columbia and the Supreme Court of the United States. Awarded the 1998 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for Race, Crime, and the Law, Mr Kennedy writes for a wide range of scholarly and general interest publications. His most recent books are For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law (2013), The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency (2011)

Randall Kennedy

Randall Kennedy is the Michael R. Klein Professor of Law at Harvard Law School where he teaches courses on contracts and the regulation of race relations.  He was born in Columbia, South Carolina.  He attended St. Albans School, Princeton University, Oxford University, and Yale Law School.  He served as a law clerk for Judge J. Skelly Wright of the United States Court of Appeals and for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the United States Supreme Court.  He is a member of the bar of the District of Columbia and the Supreme Court of the United States.  Awarded the 1998 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for Race, Crime, and the Law, Mr. Kennedy writes for a wide range of scholarly and general interest publications.


Eric Miller

Eric Miller is a professor at Loyola Law School. His scholarship focuses on the intersection of criminal justice with sociology and criminology, the study of problem-solving courts and legal theory. Miller received his L.L.M. degree from Harvard Law School and later was a joint fellow at the Harvard Criminal Justice Institute and the Harvard Civil Rights Project. He clerked for Judge Myron Thompson, on the U.S. District Court, Middle Court, Alabama, from 1998–99 and for Judge Stephen Reinhardt, on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, from 2000–01. He also taught at St. Louis University School of Law from 2005–12.


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