Friday, August 21, 2009

"Language Freedom"

California maybe about to get a "Language Freedom" law, if Arnold Schwarzenegger signs it, as laid out here. Jesse Choper, Earl Warren Professor of Public Law at Cal's Boalt Hall, is attributed with what we'll declare the understatement of the week:
the protection is "not off the wall by any means" … language can be a source of discrimination that people have limited control over.
Image from here.

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