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Political Correctness and the Shameful Injustices of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case

“Brutally honest, unflinching, exhaustively researched, and compulsively readable, Until Proven Innocent excoriates those who led the stampede — the prosecutor, the cops, the media — but it also exposes the cowardice of Duke’s administration and faculty. Until Proven Innocent smothers any lingering doubts that in this country the presumption of innocence is dead, dead, dead.” –John Grisham

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How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It’s Intended to Help, and Why Universities Won’t Admit It

Richard Sander and Stuart Taylor present compelling evidence of the failure of our current affirmative action policies through stunning, previously unpublicized admissions and academic performance data from colleges and universities around the country and interviews with black and Hispanic administrators and former students.

At the heart of Sander and Taylor’s book is the theory of “mismatch.” They argue that the use of racial preferences in higher education puts students in academic situations where the odds are stacked against them from the beginning.

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Recent Pieces and Videos

Sheriff says Dem prosecutor is on a ‘witch-hunt’ against Wis. Gov. Walker

Legal Newsline

MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) – Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. has accused District Attorney John Chisholm, a fellow Democrat, of “abuse of prosecutorial power” in the relentless criminal investigation of Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and 29 conservative groups. Clarke’s forceful public criticism is of Chisholm and the so-called “John Doe” investigation that Chisholm […]

A DA’s Relentless Probe of Wis. Gov. Walker, His Alleged Bias, And His Wife’s Tears

Legal Newsline

September 9, 2014 Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, is at the center of a secretive and relentless four-year criminal investigation by Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm, a Democrat, and other prosecutors. It is now focused on alleged “illegal coordination” — which two judges have found to be legal — of campaign funding by the governor […]

Future of the National Security Agency

C-SPAN

Stuart Taylor talked about his essay “The Big Snoop,” for the Brookings Institution. In the piece he profiled four national security experts and their views on the National Security Agency’s practices, and changes needed since former government contractor Edward Snowden’s disclosure of information gathering programs. Watch the video here.

How the Media Again Failed on the Duke Lacrosse Story

Real Clear Politics

More than a dozen major newspapers and magazines have rushed in recent weeks to publish reviews heaping praise on what we have demonstrated — and will demonstrate again below — to be a guilt-presuming, fact-challenged new book about the Duke lacrosse rape fraud of 2006. Meanwhile, author William D. Cohan has ratcheted up his wild […]

The Big Snoop: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Terrorists: A Brookings Essay

Brookings Institution

The divergent views of four respected experts help frame the debate over the future of the NSA in the Snowden Era By Stuart Taylor, Jr. April 29, 2014 When Edward Snowden hit the send button on a laptop in Hong Kong last June, just shy of his 30th birthday, he became the poster boy for […]

C-Span’s Brian Lamb’s Q&A with Stuart Taylor

C-SPAN

Author and journalist Stuart Taylor responded to C-SPAN’s “Q&A” interview with William D. Cohan that aired April 20, 2014, in which Mr. Cohan talked about his book, The Price of Silence, about the 2006 Duke University lacrosse rape case. Mr. Taylor comprehensively refuted the book. He is the co-author of the 2007 book Until Proven […]

The Many Ways in Which The New Book About the Duke Lacrosse Case is Wrong

The New Republic

The most striking thing about William D. Cohan’s revisionist, guilt-implying new book on the Duke lacrosse rape fraud is what’s not in it. The best-selling, highly successful author’s 621-page The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities adds not a single piece of significant […]