David Lat on Race-Based mostly Affirmative Motion

I a lot preferred his newest merchandise on the topic, in his Original Jurisdiction publication. It’s exhausting to say something actually new on the topic, however Lat units forth his place nicely, as he at all times does. He begins:

I’m a reasonable, able to seeing shades of grey in virtually any problem. There are only some points about which I really feel strongly. Free speech is one, as my common readers know. Another is affirmative motion, by which I imply racial preferences—i.e., giving a candidate a plus or a minus based mostly on nothing greater than their race….