Law and Equality: Toward More Authentic Legal Means for Change

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Law and Equality: Toward More Authentic Legal Means for Change
The relationship between law and equality is complex. Law can both promote equality and promote inequality. It is a tool of the dominant culture and can be used in a variety of ways with very different impacts on different people. Indeed, law can promote an equal society though measures designed to address existing disparities between peoples as well as recognize the many differences among peoples rather than homogenizing them. Nevertheless, despite specific measures designed to redress certain areas, the law largely serves to restrict equality and further marginalize the most oppressed classes in society. Indeed, thanks to systemic racism, the law itself in its understanding...
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