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Farber and Sherry write with restraint and patience, but there's no doubt that they're seriously alarmed by what they see as the disproportionate power that radical multiculturalists wield in the legal world. Though their numbers are small, proponents of this kind of legal thinking are vocal and aggressive; their influence is being reflected more and more by the choices of law school professors and deans, the slant of curriculums, and eventually in the thinking of the students they teach. To Farber and Sherry, such a turn of events is cause for deep concern, for what hope can there be for real justice--real peace--in a legal system that rejects the existence of truth--or worse, denies that it matters.
I've been wondering for YEARS how anybody could possibly take this Critical Theory dreck seriously. I always felt like the little kid who saw that the king had no clothes while... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Mick234
This book, while well written and easy to follow, only rings true if the reader has an incomplete understanding of Critical Race Theorists (those who the authors deem "Radical... Read morePublished on October 17, 2012 by lmcthomas
This is an ultra-patient examination of such recent "theories" as Critical Legal Theory and Critical Race Theory and their (unsupported) claims that such bourgeois concepts as... Read morePublished on March 20, 2007 by bookloversfriend
While well written and easy to follow, Farber and Sherry's book fails to provide their audience with an accurate picture of Critical Race Theory (CRT or "radical... Read morePublished on January 6, 2001
Amazing there are only two reviews of this book here. I finally read this and liked it a great deal. Read morePublished on October 25, 2000 by Aristotle's Beast