Richard Thompson Ford

Richard Thompson Ford


Richard Thompson Ford is a Professor at Stanford Law School. He has written about law, social and cultural issues, and race relations for The New York Times, The Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and Slate, and has appeared on The Colbert Report and The Rachel Maddow Show. He is the author of the New York Times notable books The Race Card and Rights Gone Wrong: How Law Corrupts the Struggle for Equality. He lives in San Francisco.



Past Shows:

  • History of Fashion / Open Lines

    Law professor and cultural critic Richard Thompson Ford discussed dress codes throughout history, why fashions have developed and changed, and what it all means. Open Lines followed in the second half of the program.More »
  • Getting Away with Murder

    Peter Lance revealed how billionaire Doris Duke got away with the 1966 murder of interior designer Eduardo Tirella. During the first hour, Richard Thompson Ford delved into the history of the laws of fashion.More »