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Civil Rights in Times of Economic Stress -- Jurisprudential and Philosophic Aspects, 1976 U. ILL. L.F. 559 (1976)


Though the program does not say so, I have to mention that, in the
correspondence leading to my having the pleasure of being here tonight,
I was asked to address myself in particular to the philosophic and
jurisprudential aspects of our general subject. This topic or, rather,
this wide subject-might be thought an invitation to vagueness. I
cannot claim that, in trying to get my thoughts together, I have altogether
and firmly declined this invitation. I shall have to let you be the
judges as to whether I have declined it at all; my hope will have to be
that my vaguenesses will engender some more concrete ideas in your
minds, and I console myself with the thought that I am to be followed
by someone who may explore some of the more concrete legal problems.

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