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Linda C. McClain

Linda C. McClain is the Robert B. Kent Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law and was previously the Rivkin Radler Distinguished Professor of Law at Hofstra Law School. Her work focuses on family law, sex equality, and feminist legal known for her work in family law, gender and law, and feminist legal theory. Her most recent book, Who’s the Bigot? Learning from Conflicts over Marriage and Civil Rights Law (Oxford University Press, 2020), argues that, although denouncing and preventing bigotry is a shared political value with a long history, people disagree over who is a bigot and what makes a belief, attitude, or action bigoted.