Legal Profession

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.

The Captures Clause
Ingrid Wuerth
Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University Law School

For helpful comments, thanks to participants in faculty workshops at the University of Illinois College of Law and the University of Cincinnati College of Law, in a Vanderbilt Works-inProgress Lunch, in an International Legal Studies Roundtable on Foreign Affairs held at Vanderbilt University, and in a Foreign Relations Workshop held at Georgetown University Law Center. Thanks also to David Bederman, Brad Clark, Jacob Cogan, Larry Helfer, Eugene Kontorovich, Mike Ramsey, Larry Solum, Kevin Stack, and Carlos Vázquez. Carlee Hobbs, Christen Moore, and Katherine Poulus provided excellent research assistance.

Qualitative Methods for Law Review Writing
Katerina Linos
Professor of Law and Faculty Co-director, Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
Melissa Carlson
PhD Student, Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

We are extremely grateful to Catherine Albiston, Lauren Edelman, Stavros Gadinis, David Lieberman, Aila Matanock, Alison Post, Kevin Quinn, Karen Tani, and participants at the Berkeley Law Faculty Workshop for their generous comments.

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