Affirmative action and bolder remedies

Concepts of human equality are enshrined in many nations' founding documents. A few of these documents contain truths so fundamental they have become world standards.

But words and legal precedents—whether in constitutions or high court decisions on issues such as affirmative active in a law school's admissions policies—cannot, of themselves, engineer equality. Actions speak louder.

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July 21, 2003

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