The Civil Rights Act at Fifty: Past, Present, Future

10 Pages Posted: 14 Jun 2014

Date Written: 2014


This brief essay introduces the Stanford Law Review issue accompanying the symposium, “The Civil Rights Act at Fifty,” convened at Stanford Law School on January 24-25, 2014. It provides a digestible overview of each of the five written contributions to the symposium – including Sam Bagenstos and Richard Epstein on Title II, Olatunde Johnson on Title VI, and Mary Anne Case and Richard Ford on Title VII – and then offers some thoughts connecting them.

Keywords: Civil Rights Act of 1964, antidiscrimination law, public accommodations, employment discrimination, Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Suggested Citation

Engstrom, David Freeman, The Civil Rights Act at Fifty: Past, Present, Future (2014). 66 Stanford Law Review 1195 (2014), Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2449945, Available at SSRN:

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