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Carl L. Vacketta Professor of Law, University of Illinois College of Law at Urbana-Champaign.

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Disarming the Police: Blue Lives, Black Lives and Guns

Posted by on January 6, 2022

The theory of interest convergence, articulated first by Professor Derrick Bell in a Harvard Law Review article, states that “the interests of blacks in achieving racial equality will be accommodated only when it converges with the interests of whites.”[1] Using the landmark school desegregation case of Brown v. Board of Education[2] as an example, Bell […]