Begins by examining legal realism and then looks at significant school and race cases of the 1970s to demonstrate the pragmatic and contradictory ways the Supreme Court has employed social science evidence.
Mark G. Yudof,
School Desegregation: Legal Realism, Reasoned Elaboration, and Social Science Research in the Supreme Court,
42 Law and Contemporary Problems
Available at: http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/lcp/vol42/iss4/3