Law School Hosts Professors Richard Sanders, Juan Perea Debate on Affirmative Action

March 29 – Progress Illinois

The event, held at the John Marshall Law School, featured UCLA Law Professor Richard Sander, whose 2005 article in the Stanford Law Review is credited for bringing attention to the theory of “mismatch”, which says affirmative action can actually hurt those it was intended to help by allowing them to attend schools for which they are not academically prepared, consequentially causing them to struggle in such institutions.

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