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News Posted on September 11, 2013

Associate Dean Amar Comments on Supreme Court Decisions for San Francisco Chronicle

Vikram Amar, Associate Dean and Professor of Law at UC Davis School of Law, commented for the San Francisco Chronicle on how social attitudes regarding U.S. Supreme Court decisions may change over time.  Public acceptance of racial and sexual minorities tends to increase as the years go by, eroding resistance to once-controversial Supreme Court rulings, while attitudes toward abortion have changed little in 40 years, Amar said.

Vikram Amar, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Law with the UC Davis School of Law, is a national authority in the fields of constitutional law, civil procedure, criminal procedure, and remedies. His biweekly column for, a leading provider of online legal information, centers on his expertise in constitutional law.

San Francisco Chronicle