Lawrence Friedman

Lawrence Friedman

Lawrence Friedman teaches constitutional law at New England Law | Boston and is the author of The New Hampshire State Constitution (2d edition).

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Commentary: ‘Divisive concepts’ bill finds no basis in equal protection

By: - June 16, 2021

New Hampshire Senate Majority Leader Jeb Bradley has stressed that the “divisive concepts” bill under consideration by the New Hampshire Legislature would only preclude state government from instructing that some people are oppressive, or enjoy social advantages, merely because of an inherent characteristic, like race. Bradley described the law as “affirm[ing] the 14th Amendment of […]