Richard Thompson Ford
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Richard Thompson Ford

Richard Thompson Ford is the George E. Osborne Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. An expert on civil rights and antidiscrimination law, he has distinguished himself as an insightful voice and compelling writer on questions of race and multiculturalism. His scholarship combines social criticism and legal analysis and he writes for both popular readers and for academic and legal specialists. He has written for the Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Christian Science Monitor and for Slate, where he is a regular contributor.

His most recent books include "Rights Gone Wrong: How Law Corrupts the Struggle for Equality" which The New York Times Sunday Book Review selected as one of the "100 Notable Books of 2011." In 2012 ON BEING A BLACK LAWYER selected him as one of the 100 Most Influential Black Lawyers in the Nation.

Visit his website at: http://richardtford.law.stanford.edu

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