Stuart Taylor, Jr.

Stuart Taylor, Jr. is a Washington writer and a Brookings Institution nonresident senior fellow.

A Little-Understood Engine of Campus Unrest: Racial Admissions Preferences


Why are some of the most privileged students in the nation plunging into a racial grievance culture and upending their campuses as though oppressed by Halloween costumes they don’t approve, imagined racial slights, portraits of Woodrow Wilson, a tiny handful of real racial epithets, and the like? The reasons are of course multifaceted. But one […]

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Legal Feeding Frenzy


It’s not news that countless bogus lawsuits are filed in this country every year. What’s less well known is that because of obscure procedural rules, even the most self-evidently absurd lawsuits typically cost blameless defendants plenty of money, time, and anguish before any judge even considers whether to throw them out. Take the angry man […]

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