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Kevin D. Brown
Richard S. Melvin Professor of Law
  1. This is a Time for Hope and Change, 87 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 431 (2012). [HeinOnline]
  2. Should Black Immigrants be Favored Over Black Hispanics and Black Multiracials in the Admissions Processes of Selective Higher Education Programs?, 54 HOWARD LAW JOURNAL 255 (2011). [HeinOnline]
  3. The Social Reconstruction of Race & Ethnicity of the Nation’s Law Students: A Request to the ABA, AALS and LSAC For Changes In New Reporting Requirement (with Tom I. Romero, II), 2011 MICHIGAN STATE LAW REVIEW 1133 (2011). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  4. African American Disproportionality in School Discipline: The Divide Between Best Evidence and Legal Remedy (with Russell J. Skiba & Suzanne E. Eckes), 54 NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL LAW REVIEW 1071 (2009-2010). [HeinOnline]
  5. Perspective and Point of View on Affirmative Action, 85 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 1303 (2010). [HeinOnline]
  6. Can Public International Boarding Schools in Ghana be the Next Educational Reform Movement for Urban Minority Public School Students?, 19 TEMPLE POLITICAL & CIVIL RIGHTS LAW REVIEW 91 (2009). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  7. Change in Racial and Ethnic Classification is Here: Proposal to Address Race and Ethnic Ancestry of Blacks for Affirmative Action Admission Purposes, 31 HAMLINE JOURNAL OF PUBLIC LAW & POLICY 143 (2009). [HeinOnline]

  8. Now is the Appropriate Time For Selective Higher Education Programs to Collect Racial and Ethnic Data on Its Black Applicants and Students, 34 THURGOOD MARSHALL LAW REVIEW 287 (2009). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  9. Affirmative Action, in THE OXFORD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE MODERN WORLD VOL. 1 (Peter N. Stearns, Ed.). New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.
  10. Demise of the Talented Tenth: Affirmative Action and the Increasing Underrepresentation of Ascendant Blacks at Selective Higher Educational Institutions (with Jeannine Bell), 69 OHIO STATE LAW JOURNAL 1229 (2008). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  11. Introduction to Symposium: Race Across Boundaries, 24 HARVARD BLACKLETTER LAW JOURNAL 1 (2008). [HeinOnline]
  12. Lessons Learned from Comparing the Application of Constitutional Law and Federal Anti-Discrimination Law to African-Americans in the U.S. and Dalits in India in the Context of Higher Education (with Vinay Sitapati) , 24 HARVARD BLACKLETTER LAW JOURNAL 3 (2008). [HeinOnline]
  13. Milliken v. Bradley, 418 U.S. 717 (1974), in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES (David S. Tanenhaus et al., Eds.) Detroit: Macmillan Reference, 2008.
  14. Milliken v Bradley (Milliken II) 433 U.S. 267 (1977), in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES (David S. Tanenhaus et al., Eds.) Detroit: Macmillan Reference, 2008.
  15. Reflections on Justice Kennedy’s Opinion in Parents Involved: Why Fifty Years of Experience Shows Kennedy Was Right, 59 SOUTH CAROLINA LAW REVIEW 735 (2008). [HeinOnline]
  16. Book Review. Robert L. Carter, A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal Rights, 31 VERMONT LAW REVIEW 925 (2007). [HeinOnline]
  17. The Supreme Court’s Role in the Growing School Choice Movement, 67 OHIO STATE LAW JOURNAL 37 (2006). [HeinOnline]

  18. RACE, LAW AND EDUCATION IN A POST-DESEGREGATION AMERICA. Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 2005.
  19. After Grutter v. Bollinger: Revisiting the Desegregation Era from the Perspective of the Post-Desegregation Era, 21 CONSTITUTIONAL COMMENTARY 41 (2004).

  20. Brown v. Board of Education: Reexamination of the Desegregation of the Public Education from the Perspective of the Post-Desegregation Era, 35 UNIVERSITY of TOLEDO LAW REVIEW 773 (2004). [HeinOnline]

  21. The Hypothetical Opinion in Grutter v. Bollinger from the Perspective of the Road Not Taken in Brown v. Board of Education, 36 LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO LAW JOURNAL 83 (2004). [HeinOnline]

  22. The Racial Gap in Ability: From the Fifteenth Century to Grutter and Gratz, 78 TULANE LAW REVIEW 2061 (2004). [HeinOnline]

  23. The Road Not Taken in Brown: Recognizing the Dual Harm of Segregation, 90 VIRGINIA LAW REVIEW 1579 (2004). [HeinOnline]

  24. African-Americans Within the Context of International Oppression, 17 TEMPLE INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW JOURNAL 1 (2003). [HeinOnline]

  25. Reexamination of the Benefit of Publicly Funded Private Education for African-American Students in a Post-Desegregation Era, 36 INDIANA LAW REVIEW 477 (2003). [HeinOnline]

  26. Affirmative Action in the United States and the Reserve System in India, in RELIGION AND PERSONAL LAW IN SECULAR INDIA (edited by Gerald Larson). Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001.

  27. The Constitutionality of Racial Classifications in Public School Admissions, 29 HOFSTRA LAW REVIEW 1 (2000). [HeinOnline]

  28. Equal Protection Challenges to the Use of Racial Classifications to Promote Integrated Public Elementary and Secondary Student Enrollments, 34 AKRON LAW REVIEW 37 (2000). [HeinOnline]

  29. Afrocentric Schools, in 1 ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE AMERICAN CONSTITUTION 58 (L. Levy et al. eds., 2d edition). New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2000.

  30. Globalization and Cultural Conflict: The South African Example, 7 INDIANA JOURNAL OF GLOBAL STUDIES 225 (1999). [HeinOnline]

  31. Book Review. The Implications of Reinterpreting the Supreme Court’s Deliberations in Brown v. Board of Education, Tushnet, Making Civil Rights Law: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1936-1961, 48 JOURNAL OF LEGAL EDUCATION 456 (1998). [HeinOnline]

  32. The Implications of the Equal Protection Clause for the Mandatory Integration of Public School Students, 29 CONNECTICUT LAW REVIEW 999 (1997). [HeinOnline]

  33. Hopwood v. State of Texas: Was this the African-American Nightmare or the African-American Dream, 2 TEXAS FORUM ON CIVIL LIBERTIES AND CIVIL RIGHTS 97 (1996). [HeinOnline]

  34. Revisiting the Supreme Court’s Opinion in Brown v Board of Education from a Multiculturalist Perspective, 96 TEACHERS COLLEGE RECORD 644 (1995).

  35. Separate and Equal, 81 AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION JOURNAL 108 (March 1995).

  36. Book Review. Normative and Going Nowhere, Cookson, School Choice: The Struggle for the Soul of American Education, 21 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY REVIEW OF LAW AND SOCIAL CHANGE 791 (1995). [HeinOnline]

  37. Book Review. Shapin, Constitutional Literacy: A Core Curriculum for a Multicultural Nation, 81 JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY 1855 (1995).

  38. The Dilemma of Legal Discourse For Public Educational Responses to the “Crisis” Facing African-American Males, 23 CAPITOL UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 63 (1994). [HeinOnline]

  39. Do African-Americans Need Immersion Schools?: The Paradoxes Created by the Conceptualization by Law of Race and Public Education, 78 IOWA LAW REVIEW 813 (1993). Reprinted with revisions in CRITICAL RACE THEORY: THE CUTTING EDGE (Richard Delgado, ed.). Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1995. Also reprinted in RACE, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND AMERICAN LAW: A MULTIRACIAL APPROACH (Timothy Davis, Kevin R. Johnson, & George A. Martinez, Eds.). Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2001. [HeinOnline]

  40. Do African-American Males Need Race and Gender Segregated Education?: An Educator’s Perspective and a Legal Perspective, in THE NEW POLITICS OF RACE AND GENDER. Washington, D.C.: Falmer Press, 1993.

  41. After the Desegregation Era: The Legal Dilemma Posed by Race and Education, 37 ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY LAW JOURNAL 897 (1993). [HeinOnline]

  42. The Legal Rhetorical Structure For the Conversion of Desegregation Lawsuits to Quality Education Lawsuits, 42 EMORY LAW JOURNAL 791 (1993). [HeinOnline]
  43. Recent Developments Regarding the Termination of School Desegregation Decrees, 26 INDIANA LAW REVIEW 867 (1993). [HeinOnline]

  44. A Reply to Cummings: Are the Racial Realists Forced to Embrace the Legal Rationales of the Liberal and Integrationist Structures?, 20 HASTINGS CONSTITUTIONAL LAW QUARTERLY 783 (1993). [HeinOnline]

  45. Has the Supreme Court Allowed the Cure for De Jure Segregation to Replicate the Disease?, 78 CORNELL LAW REVIEW 1 (1992). [HeinOnline]

  46. The Legal and Educational Construction of African-American Males in Academies, in THE NEW POLITICS OF RACE AND GENDER: THE 1992 YEARBOOK OF THE POLITICS OF EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (Catherine Marshall, Ed.). Washington, DC: Falmer Press, 1993.

  47. The Social Construction of Rape Victims: Stories About the Story of the Rape of Desiree Washington by Mike Tyson, 1992 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS LAW REVIEW 997 (1992). [HeinOnline]

  48. Remedies for De Jure Segregation: Will the Supreme Court Allow the Remedy to Replicate the Disease?, in PROCEEDINGS OF THE PRE-SYMPOSIUM RESEARCH WORKSHOP HELD AT THE NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON RACE RELATIONS, EQUITY EDUCATION, AND CIVIL RIGHTS: DESEGREGATING THE AMERICAN MIND (Emmet L. Wright, Ed.). Topeka, KS: Brown Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence and Research, 1990.

  49. Termination of Public School Desegregation: Determination of Unitary Status Based on the Elimination of Invidious Value Inculcation, 58 GEORGE WASHINGTON LAW REVIEW 1105 (1990). [HeinOnline]