“The Evolution of Affirmative Action and the Necessity of Truly Individualized Admissions Decisions,” Journal of College and University Law 34 (2007): 1-19. (Reprinted as “Affirmative Actionand the U. S. Black Freedom Struggle,” in Marvin Krislov, et al., eds., The Next Twenty Five Years? Affirmative Action and Higher Education in the United States and South Africa (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2009, pp. 35-49).

“Picking Up the Books: The New Historiography of the Black Panther Party,” Reviews in American History 35 (December 2007): 650-70.

“Reading Thomas,”Legal Times, 15 October 2007, pp. 14-16. (Clarence Thomas, My Grandfather’s Son). [Also published in the American Lawyer, November 2007, pp. 90-93].

“Too Much Opinion and Hearsay, Too Little Fact,” Los Angeles Times, 18 September 2007, pp. E1, E10. (Jeffrey Toobin, The Nine).

“Intelligence Tests,” Wilson Quarterly 31 (Fall 2007): 89-92. (Tim Weiner, Legacy of Ashes, and Amy Zegart, Spying Blind).

“The Three Rs: Rosen, Roberts, and Restraint,” Washburn Law Journal 47 (Fall 2007): 13-22.

“Unfinished Business: Revisiting Civil Rights ‘Cold Cases,’”Los Angeles Times, 8 July 2007, pp. M1, M9.

“A 42-Year Rush to Justice [in 1965 Alabama Slaying],”Los Angeles Times, 13 May 2007, pp. M4-M5.

“Open Case on Clarence Thomas,” Los Angeles Times, 23 April 2007, pp. E1, E8. (Kevin Merida & Michael A. Fletcher, Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas).

“Don’t Assume the Worst [About Abortion Ruling],”New York Times, 21 April 2007, p. A15.

Gretchen Ritter, The Constitution as Social Design, in American Historical Review 112 (April 2007): 543-44.

“The Supreme Court,” American History, April 2007, pp. 69-70. (Jeffrey Rosen, The Supreme Court).

“Separate and Unequal,” Wilson Quarterly 31 (Spring 2007): 90-92. (Adam Fairclough, A Class of Their Own).

“The Klan is Not Rising Again,” Los Angeles Times, 27 February 2007, p. A15.

“Breaking Silence and Legal Ground,”Los Angeles Times, 23 January 2007, pp. E1, E10. (Jan Crawford Greenburg, Supreme Conflict).

“Martin Luther King, Jr.,” “Coretta Scott King,” “Medgar Evers,” “Myrlie Evers-Williams,” “Rosa Parks,” and “Ruby Bridges,” in World Book Encyclopedia (Chicago: World Book, 2007), vol. 6, p. 425, vol. 11, pp. 320-23, vol. 15, pp. 171-72, etc.