Myron Orfield

University of Minnesota Law School

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Professor of Civil Rights Law at the University of Minnesota Law School and Director of its Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity

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How local cops are becoming tax collectors

So-called "zero tolerance" policing has been embraced as a way of reducing major crimes by focusing on minor ones.

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So-called "zero tolerance" policing has been embraced as a way of reducing major crimes by focusing on minor ones.

How local cops are becoming tax collectors

So-called "zero tolerance" policing has been embraced as a way of reducing major crimes by focusing on minor ones.

from To the Point

The federal  Fair Housing Act  was enacted by a bipartisan Congress in 1968 and signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson.

Does Your ZIP Code Determine Your Future?

The federal Fair Housing Act was enacted by a bipartisan Congress in 1968 and signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson.

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