Vanderbilt Law Review

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More Than Law

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In mid-1963, at hearings' on what was to become the Civil Rights Act of 1964, I expressed my regret that some 37 years prior to the end of the twentieth century we found it necessary to take up legislation that dealt with basic human rights. Today, nearly a decade later, I express a similar regret that those rights have not yet been realized for every citizen of this nation.