"What Happened to the 'Promised Land’?" with Randall Kennedy
Randall L. Kennedy of Harvard Law School was recently a guest on UVA Law’s Common Law Podcast, hosted by Risa L. Goluboff and Leslie C. Kendrick. In the episode “What Happened to the ‘Promised Land’?” Professor Kennedy discusses past and present visions for a “promised land” on race, and what law can do to shape it.
Professor Kennedy is the Michael R. Klein Professor at Harvard Law School, where he teaches courses on contracts, criminal law, and the regulation of race relations. He served as a law clerk for Judge J. Skelly Wright of the U.S. Court of Appeals and for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a member of the bar of the District of Columbia and the Supreme Court of the United States. Awarded the 1998 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for Race, Crime, and the Law, Professor Kennedy writes for a wide range of scholarly and general interest publications.
Learn more and listen to the full episode here.