Affirmative Action in Law School Admissions: What Do Racial Preferences Do?
Jesse Rothstein
Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Albert H. Yoon
Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science (by courtesy),Northwestern University

We are thankful for comments from workshop participants at the American Bar Foundation, the National Bureau of Economic Research, and The University of Chicago; and from Douglas G. Baird, Richard Brooks, David Gerber, Lani Guinier, John Heinz, Bill Kidder, Richard Lempert, Tracey Meares, Randall Picker, Eric Posner, Max Schanzenbach, Stephen M. Shavell, David Weisbach, Justin Wolfers, and Robert Yalen. We thank the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for financial support.We alone are responsible for the contents and for all remaining errors.

Affordable Private Education and the Middle Class City
Nicole Stelle Garnett
Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School

I received valuable comments from participants in The University of Chicago Law School’s Symposium, Rethinking the State and Local Government Toolkit, and from Tricia Bellia, Peg Brinig, Rick Garnett, Mark McKenna, and John Nagle. Jessica Laux and Mariangela Sullivan provided excellent research assistance.

Book review
The Past, Present, and Future of Equal Educational Opportunity: A Call for a New Theory of Education Federalism
Kimberly Jenkins Robinson
Professor of Law, University of Richmond School of Law

I am thankful for the thoughtful comments of Henry L. Chambers Jr, John Douglass, James Gibson, Corinna Lain, and Wendy Perdue. I am grateful for the thorough and excellent research assistance of Franklin McFadden and Rachel Logan. Many thanks for the careful work of the editors of the University of Chicago Law Review.

Teaching Patriotism: Love and Critical Freedom
Martha C. Nussbaum
Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, University of Chicago

hicago. For a symposium on Understanding Education in the United States, University of Chicago Law School, June 17–18, 2011. This paper recasts a chapter in my book Political Emotions (under contract to Harvard University Press), and so I am indebted to all those who have commented on that manuscript, who are too numerous to list here. I am grateful to Jonathan Masur for helpful comments. This paper is an abbreviated version of Teaching Patriotism: Love and Critical Freedom (University of Chicago Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper No 357, July 2011), online at ?abstract_id=1898313 (visited Oct 28, 2011).

Religion, Schools, and Judicial Decision Making: An Empirical Perspective
Michael Heise
Professor, Cornell Law School
Gregory C. Sisk
Laghi Distinguished Chair in Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law

We thank Dawn M. Chutkow as well as participants in the Understanding Education in the United States Symposium at the University of Chicago Law School for comments on an earlier draft. Professor Sisk offers thanks to his assistant, Bethany Fletcher, for recording data coding and to law students Eric Beecher and Alicia Long for assistance with opinion coding. A spreadsheet containing our data set, regression run results, coding of each decision, coding of each judge, and code books may be found at /

The Evolving Economic Structure of Higher Education
Henry Hansmann
Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Prepared for the Understanding Education in the United States: Its Legal and Social Implications Symposium held at the University of Chicago Law School on June 17 and 18, 2011. I am grateful to participants in that conference for helpful comments and to Gabrielle Holburt, Alice Hwang, Yuan Ji, Christine Ku, Jimmy Li, and Julie Wang for research assistance. I am also grateful to the University of Chicago Law Review for excellent editorial assistance.