Cedric Merlin Powell

University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Professor of Law

Wilson W. Wyatt Hall

Louisville, KY 40292

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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Rhetorical Neutrality: Colorblindness, Frederick Douglass, and Inverted Critical Race Theory

Cleveland State Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 01 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2009
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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constitutional law, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, race, affirmative action, neutrality, colorblind constitutionalism, rhetoric, identity

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The Rhetoric of Colorblind Constitutionalism: Individualism, Race and Public Schools in Louisville, Kentucky

Penn State Law Review, Vol. 112, No. 4, 2008, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2009-02
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2009
Enid F. Trucios-Haynes and Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law and University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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colorblind constitutionalism, Fourteenth Amendment, race, affirmative action, school desegregation, integration, Constitutional Law

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Milliken, 'Neutral Principles,' and Post-Racial Determinism

31 Harvard Journal on Racial & Ethnic Justice Online 1 (2015), University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2016-2
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2016
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Equal Protection; School Desegregation; Fourteenth Amendment; colorblind constitutionalism; post-racial constitutionalism; neutrality; structural inequality

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The Mythological Marketplace of Ideas: R.A.V., Mitchell, and Beyond

Harvard BlackLetter Law Journal, Vol. 12, No. 1, 1995
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Apr 2007
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, hate speech, race, free speech, hate crimes, regulation of speech, marketplace of ideas

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Woke? John McWhorter's Woke Racism

25 Green Bag 2d 123 (2022)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 May 2022
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Woke; Woke Racism; Critical Race Theory; neutrality; post-racial constitutionalism; Black Lives Matter; Rhetorical Neutrality; structuralism; liberal individualism

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The Scope of National Power and the Centrality of Religion

Brandeis Law Journal, Vol. 38, p. 645, 2000
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 13 Jul 2007
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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First Amendment. Fourteenth Amendment, Section 5 of the Fourteenth Amendment, Free Exercise Clause, neutrality

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Justice Thomas, Brown v. Board of Education, and Post-Racial Determinism

Washburn Law Journal, Vol. 53, 2014, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2015-02
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Nov 2014
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Equal Protection, Colorblind constitutionalism, post-racial constitutionalism, school desegregation, integration

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Harvesting New Conceptions of Equality: Opportunity, Results, and Neutrality

St. Louis University Public Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2011-2012, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2013-02
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 03 Jan 2013
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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constitutional law, affirmative action, Title VII, Fourteenth Amendment, Equal Protection Clause, equality, discrimination, employment law, race and the law, colorblind constitutionalism, post-racialism

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Schools, Rhetorical Neutrality, and the Failure of the Colorblind Equal Protection Clause

Rutgers Race & the Law Review, Vol. 10, p. 362, 2008
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 26 Feb 2010
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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School Desegregation, Race, Fourteenth Amendment, Colorblind Constitutionalism, Affirmative Action, Critical Race Theory, First Amendment

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Blinded By Color: the New Equal Protection, the Second Deconstruction, and Affirmative Inaction

51 University of Miami Law Review 191 (1997)
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 14 Apr 2007
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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colorblindness, race, affirmative action, Fourteenth Amendment, Fifth Amendment, equal protection

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Dismantling Structural Inequality: Lock Ups, Systemic Chokeholds, and Race-Based Policing--A Symposium Summary

University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2019-03
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2019
Cedric Merlin Powell and Laura McNeal
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law and University of Louisville-Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Presumption of Black criminality; mass incarceration; structural inequality; violence against Black bodies

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Constitutional Rights, Due Process, and the Dissenting Voice

Howard Law Journal, Vol. 40, p. 399, 1997
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Apr 2007
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, Fifth Amendment, Sixth Amendment, due process, criminal procedure, constitutional rights

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Hopwood: Bakke II and Skeptical Scrutiny

Seton Hall Constitutional Law Journal, Vol. 9, 1999
Number of pages: 123 Posted: 28 Aug 2007
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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colorblind constitutionalism, Equal Protection Clause, race, affirmative action, Adarand, Bakke,

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Identity, Liberal Individualism, and the Neutral Allure of Post-Blackness

15 Green Bag 2d 341 (Spring 2012)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Nov 2016
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Post-Racial; Post-Racialism; Post-Blackness; Black Identity; Neutrality; Fourteenth Amendment; Colorblind Constitutionalism; Critical Race Theory

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The Structural Dimensions of Race: Lock Ups, Systemic Chokeholds, and Binary Disruptions

University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2019-02
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2019
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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mass incarceration; presumption of Black criminality; structural inequality; violence against Black bodies

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From Louisville to Liddell: Schools, Rhetorical Neutrality, and the Post-Racial Equal Protection Clause

Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 40, 2012, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2013-11
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Jul 2013
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Fourteenth Amendment, school desegregation, colorblind constitutionalism, post-racial constitutionalism, affirmative action

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The Rhetorical Allure of Post-Racial Process Discourse and the Democratic Myth

2018 Utah L. Rev. 523
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Post-racial Constitutionalism; Fourteenth Amendment; Process Theory; Voter Initiatives; Neutrality; Colorblindness

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Down Here on the Ground: Prosecutorial Discretion, Intersectionality, Police Transparency, and Unintended Consequences

University of Louisville Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 3, 2020
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Jun 2021
Cedric Merlin Powell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Criminal Justice System; Structural Inequality; Fourth Amendment; mass incarceration; prosecutorial decision-making