With Stephen Breyer’s retirement, President Biden now has his first opportunity to appoint a Supreme Court justice. This has sparked a flurry of “news” about the perceived front-runners for the appointment, about how fast Biden should move (to avoid another Merrick Garland incident), about whether it’s appropriate to make (and fulfill) a campaign pledge to appoint a justice based on race and gender, among many other angles and considerations.
Here are some links (with PDFs available) provided by Peter S.
Racial Preference and Affirmative Action
(And there have been a lot of other Affirmative Action op-eds in the last week, given the Supreme Court’s decision to take up the Students for Fair Admissions cases. Supply your favorite in the comments.)
What is “Black”?
One Candidate to Consider
Maybe we’ll do “ethics” (government and business) again next week…