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42 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 37 (1985)


There is an inherent value in relationships amongst people through conversation. This response to Robert A. Burt's article argues that the value in having such dialogue, despite differences among us, stems not solely from the desire for equality; but rather stems from a deeper notion of common good such as community, morality, or something else. (See Robert A. Burt, What Was Wrong with Dred Scott, What's Right about Brown Dread Scott and Brown v. Board of Education: A Frances Lewis Law Center Colloquium, 42 Washington & Lee Law Review 1 (1985).


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