Randall KennedyRandall LeRoy Kennedy (born September 10, 1954) is an American law professor at Harvard University and author. He is the Michael R. Klein Professor of Law and his research focuses on the intersection of racial conflict and legal institutions in American life. He specializes in contracts, freedom of expression, race relations law, civil rights legislation, and the Supreme Court.
Kennedy has written six books: ''Interracial Intimacies: Sex, Marriage, Identity and Adoption''; ''Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word''; ''Race, Crime, and the Law''; ''Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal''; ''The Persistence of the Color Line''; and ''For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law''. Kennedy has also published several collections of shorter works. Many of his articles can be found in periodicals and newspapers, such as ''The American Prospect'', ''The Nation'', ''The Atlantic Monthly'', ''Georgetown Law Journal'', ''Harvard BlackLetter Journal'', and ''The Boston Globe''. His book ''Race, Crime, and the Law'' won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. Provided by Wikipedia