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State Bar of California, Civil Rights Group Spar Over Affirmative Action

"Currently only about one in three African-Americans who goes to an American law school passes the bar on the first attempt and a majority never become lawyers at all," says UCLA law professor Richard Sander.

In an article published in the Stanford Law Review, Sander and his research team concluded several thousand would-be black lawyers either dropped out of law school or failed to pass the bar because of affirmative action.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,301722,00.html

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Re: State Bar of California, Civil Rights Group Spar Over Affirmative Action
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2007, 04:54:54 PM »
Come on now...you're quoting from foxnews

"failure to pass the bar BECAUSE of affirmative action" ... flawed argument on so many levels

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Re: State Bar of California, Civil Rights Group Spar Over Affirmative Action
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2007, 12:16:54 AM »
Not if that is what their research shows.  Just throwing that comment out in the wind would be flawed. 

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Re: State Bar of California, Civil Rights Group Spar Over Affirmative Action
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2007, 02:19:39 PM »
Not if that is what their research shows.  Just throwing that comment out in the wind would be flawed. 

Nah, Guiness19 is right. False cause fallacy. Affirmative Action could cause them to get into law school. Something else caused them to drop out.
It is easy to change the language of oppression without changing the sociopolitical situation of its victims.

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Re: State Bar of California, Civil Rights Group Spar Over Affirmative Action
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2007, 10:00:48 PM »
Thank you seventhson... couldn't have said it better myself... What's more - foxnews? biased source much?

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Re: State Bar of California, Civil Rights Group Spar Over Affirmative Action
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2007, 07:37:53 AM »
Thank you seventhson... couldn't have said it better myself... What's more - foxnews? biased source much?

i know, right? Fox news? I'd rather get my news from cartoons.
It is easy to change the language of oppression without changing the sociopolitical situation of its victims.

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Re: State Bar of California, Civil Rights Group Spar Over Affirmative Action
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2007, 09:39:10 PM »
Thank you seventhson... couldn't have said it better myself... What's more - foxnews? biased source much?

i know, right? Fox news? I'd rather get my news from cartoons.

Like Bill Maher?

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Re: State Bar of California, Civil Rights Group Spar Over Affirmative Action
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2007, 10:56:21 PM »
Thank you seventhson... couldn't have said it better myself... What's more - foxnews? biased source much?

i know, right? Fox news? I'd rather get my news from cartoons.

Like Bill Maher?

You would juxtapose Fox News to Bill Mahr. I guess because neither constitute as news.

 I listen to NPR and internationally, Al Jazeera. CNN and MSNBC if I want to be entertained.
It is easy to change the language of oppression without changing the sociopolitical situation of its victims.