Book Discussion on Rights Gone Wrong

Richard Thompson Ford argues that civil rights laws have been misappropriated by individuals, special interest groups, and the political… read more

Richard Thompson Ford argues that civil rights laws have been misappropriated by individuals, special interest groups, and the political left and right for personal gain. The author presents several examples of where he believes the current understanding of the law champions personal entitlements over civil rights and argues that civil rights legislation must be re-imagined. He was interviewed by Jennifer Burton and responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.

This was a program of The Revelle Forum at The Neurosciences Institute. Sponsored by the University of California, San Diego, Extension, the Revelle Forum series is presented in collaboration with The Neurosciences Institute. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Daniel Atkinson Department Director University of California, San Diego->Extension
  • Jennifer Burton Visiting Scholar University of California, San Diego
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Book Discussion on Rights Gone Wrong

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Program ID:
303837-1
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Public Affairs Event
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San Diego, California, United States
First Aired:
Jan 28, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 30, 2012

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  • Jan 28, 2012 | 10:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 28, 2012 | 8:32pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 29, 2012 | 7:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 30, 2012 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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