Tagged: Affirmative Action

Analects of the Core: Katznelson on affirmative action

Affirmative Action performs acts of “corrective justice.” Public policy is used to compensate members of a deprived group for prior losses and for gains unfairly achieved by others that resulted from prior governmental action.  Corrective justice, the legal philosopher Jules Coleman has noted, is different from a fair allocation of goods.  Rather, it identifies interventions […]