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Investigates the state of affairs now that critical race theorists and radical feminists have entered the legal academy in substantial numbers Revisits the original article The Imperial Scholar and explores whether the new generation of majorityrace white scholars continue to operate in an insular fashion that marginalizes outsider and minority writers Documents how the descendants of the original imperial scholars white academics writing about race in the top reviews although younger and hipper than the original versions continue the same exclusionary pattern of neglect and noncitation Concludes that those who control the terms of discourse will marginalize outsider writing as long as possible