RWU Law Thurgood Marshall Lecture Series: Attorney and Scholar Richard Ford
Richard Thompson Ford is the George E Osborne Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. He received an A.B. from Stanford University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He has published in the area of local government law, constitutional law, race relations, and anti-discrimination law in numerous legal journals, and he has lectured on these topics internationally. He has published regularly in Slate and has written opinion pieces for the New York Times, San Jose Mercury News, and San Francisco Chronicle. He is the author of several books, including The Race Card (2008), Rights Gone Wrong (2011), and Universal Rights Down to Earth (2011). He is currently working on a book about Grooming Codes.