Law and Civil Rights: The Rule of Law in U.S. History and Social Configuration
Critical Race Theory Civil rights are meant for the protection the interests of the people Discrimination of people with out established procedures is immoral Several international conventions such as International convention on civil and political rights (ICCPR International convention on the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination 1966 (NCERD ) has framed guidelines to the nations on wiping out discrimination in any form . Among the discriminations racial discrimination is brutal . Several theories were also written on the racial discrimination and among them Critical Race Theory is a prominent one . With the
election of Barack Obama there has been slightly change in the American society . Critical Race Theory has a lot of significance in the critically understanding the racially divided societies such as American societies
Critical Race Theory
Critical Race Theory took its origin in mid-1970 where legal professionals were more worried about the slow rate of improvement of the changes in the laws despite of many civil right victories through civil right movements . It is the learning to look critically at race relations is a key part of critical race theory . Examining everyday interactions , and finding the racial component in them , can help move forward the cause of racial equality , perhaps more than a sometimes simplistic color blind ' approach ' Critical Race theory scholars argue that the law is neither benign nor is it color blind . Critical Race Theory offers a hope in understanding the probabilities of more equitable world
Key elements of Critical Race Theory are
Racism is regarded as...