Elite law schools cherish robust debate, iconoclasm and arguing issues from all sides, right? Wrong, according to Yale law professor Peter H. Schuck. He says viewpoint diversity almost always cuts against affirmative action hires, which can make faculty less representative of viewpoint diversity in America. Universities claim to value viewpoint diversity highly, but, to Schuck, the dirty little secret is that they care more about diversifying skin colors, genders and surnames than points of view.
Law Schools: Diverse in All but Viewpoint?
The American Lawyer
December 14, 2005