Reminiscences of Rufus Choate: The Great American Advocate

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Shin (Suffolk University Law School) has posted Treatment as an Individual and the Priority of Persons over Groups in Antidiscrimination Law (Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2016, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 16-11) on SSRN. Because many members of the Houston Parsi community migrated from Karachi (now in Pakistan), there are valuable accounts of the 1947 partition of British India into independent India and Pakistan here.

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Publisher: Cornell University Library (July 8, 2009)


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