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How the Trayvon Martin Verdict Played Out in Sports World

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Join Game Changers Live this week as we discuss the impact the Trayvon Martin verdict had on those in the sports world. 

We'll be joined by Stanford Professor Rich Thompson Ford to discuss this sensitive subject.

Professor Thompson, who wrote a poignant article in The New Republic, is an expert on civil rights and antidiscrimination law, Richard Thompson Ford (BA ’88) has distinguished himself as an insightful voice and compelling writer on questions of race and multiculturalism. His scholarship combines social criticism and legal analysis and he writes for both popular readers and for academic and legal specialists. His work has focused on the social and legal conflicts surrounding claims of discrimination, on the causes and effects of racial segregation, and on the use of territorial boundaries as instruments of social regulation. 

Before joining the Stanford Law School faculty in 1994, Professor Ford was a Fellow at Harvard Law School, a litigation associate with Morrison & Foerster, and a housing policy consultant for the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts. His latest books are Universal Rights Down to Earth and&