University of Pittsburgh
June 24, 2013

University of Pittsburgh Legal Scholar William M. Carter, Jr., Available to Comment on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

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PITTSBURGH— Legal scholar William M. Carter, Jr., professor of law and dean in the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, is available to comment on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a case involving a challenge to the university’s use of race in its undergraduate admissions process.William M. Carter, Jr.

Carter is a leading national authority on constitutional law, civil rights, international human rights law, and civil litigation. His articles have been published in such highly respected law journals as the Columbia Law Review, the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, and the UCLA Law Review, among others. He also has contributed chapters to The Legal Parameters of Slavery (Oxford University Press, 2012) and The Promises of Liberty: The History and Contemporary Relevance of the Thirteenth Amendment (Columbia University Press, 2010).

Carter received his JD degree magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.