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Lino A. Graglia

  • A. W. Walker Centennial Chair in Law


  • LLB Columbia University
  • BA City College of New York

Areas of Specialty

Professor Graglia has written widely in constitutional law--especially on judicial review, constitutional interpretation, race discrimination, and affirmative action--and also teaches and writes in the area of antitrust. He is the author of Disaster by Decree: The Supreme Court Decisions on Race and the Schools (Cornell, 1976) and many articles, including recently "Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye: Of Animal Sacrifice and Religious Persecution" (Georgetown Law Journal, 1996). He has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law.

Recent Publications

  • Fisher v. University of Texas: Race Preference in University Admissions Survives Another Round, 48 University of San Francisco Law Review 273 (2014).
  • A Restrained Plea for Judicial Restraint, 29 Constitutional Commentary 211 (2014) (reviewing Cosmic Constitutional Theory: Why Americans are Losing Their Inalienable Right to Self-governance, by J. Harvie Wilkinson III).
  • The Supreme Court’s Perversion of the 1964 Civil Rights Act [Symposium: The Federal Leviathan: Is There Any Area of Modern Life to Which Federal Government Power Does Not Extend?], 37 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 103 (2014).

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Lino A. Graglia

Work (512) 232-1363

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Office: JON 6.225
The University of Texas at Austin
727 E Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705

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