State Bar of California must produce records … probably

December 19, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

Today, the California Supreme Court issued its opinion in Sander v. State Bar of California.  In this case, longtime PLF friend and author of Mismatch, Professor Richard Sander, seeks data from the State Bar that would reveal whether racial preferences harm the students that receive them.  According to Professor Sander, recipients of racial pref ...


Oral argument held in Sander v. State Bar of California

October 11, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

Earlier this week, the California Supreme Court heard oral argument in Sander v. State Bar of California.  This case concerns whether the State Bar is a public agency that is required to disclose documents when presented with a Public Records Act request.  The “Sander” in the case is longtime PLF friend, Richard Sander. In addition ...


Check out the Fisher symposium over at SCOTUSblog

September 06, 2012 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

For the past few days, SCOTUSblog has been running a very interesting symposium on Fisher v. University of Texas.  Today, long-time PLF friend, Roger Clegg, offers this excellent contribution.  In addition to Roger’s excellent submission, UCLA Professor Richard Sander, another friend of PLF, discusses mismatch theory and offers some suggest ...