Racial Quotas at the Texas Bar Are Illegal and Unwise

No white males need apply for an opening on the state bar’s board. Those seats are reserved for minorities.

Modern America takes racial equality for granted. Discrimination based on race has been forbidden throughout the country for decades thanks to Brown v. Board of Education and the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Yet when the State Bar of Texas advertised in October for a position on its board of directors, the posting made clear that white males need not apply. The opening is for a “minority director,” defined by state law to mean an…

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