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Disaster by Decree: The Supreme Court Decisions on Race and the Schools


reviewed by Robert A. Dentler 1977

coverTitle: Disaster by Decree: The Supreme Court Decisions on Race and the Schools
Author(s): Lino A. Graglia
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Here, under a single cover, a Columbia University Law School alumnus, who practiced law with the U.S. Department of Justice and who is now Rex G. Baker and Edna Heflin Baker Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Texas School of Law, provides every debater with an exhaustive compendium of every argument against public school desegregation that has been marshalled, from Plessy v. Ferguson in 1896 to Nancy St. John in 1975. With Michael Novak, Professor Lino Graglia leads from the assumption that busing for desegregation is "the Vietnam of the 1970's . . . ." His book has already proven so popular as to lead to his appointment as the anchorman in a nationally televised debate between members of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission and advocates of "neighborhood schools." Graglia's book is the best available layman's guide to punchy points against court-ordered school desegregation. Disaster by Decree is so... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 79 Number 1, 1977, p. 144-145
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1186, Date Accessed: 10/19/2017 1:39:11 AM

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