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ASA President Bonilla-Silva takes exception with Chief Justice Roberts' 'gobbledygook' jab

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10/12/2017

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, president of the American Sociological Association and a professor of sociology at Duke University, wrote an open letter challenging Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts' characterization of social science data as "gobbledygook" during oral arguments for a case on partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin.

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Bonilla-Silva's letter to Chief Justice Roberts

Additional Media Coverage:

"Sociology's ‘Mic Drop’ Moment" - Inside Higher Ed. 10/12/2017.

"Speaking of ‘Sociological Gobbledygook’" - National Review. 10/11/2017.

"Sociology group fires back at Roberts for 'gobbledygook' comment" - The Hill. 10/11/2017.

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