Roger B. Clegg

Roger B. Clegg

President and General Counsel, Center for Equal Opportunity

Topics: Civil Rights • Federalism & Separation of Powers • Labor & Employment Law • Free Speech & Election Law

Roger B. Clegg is President and General Counsel of the Center for Equal Opportunity. He focuses on legal issues arising from civil rights laws--including the regulatory impact on business and the problems in higher education created by affirmative action. A former Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Reagan and Bush administrations, Mr. Clegg held the second highest positions in both the Civil Rights Division (1987-91) and in the Environment and Natural Resources Division (1991-93). He has held several other positions at the U.S. Justice Department, including Assistant to the Solicitor General (1985-87), Associate Deputy Attorney General (1984-85), and Acting Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legal Policy (1984). Mr. Clegg is a graduate of Yale University Law School (1981). He currently lives in Yorktown, Virginia.



Disparate Impact in School Discipline

Disparate Impact in School Discipline

Civil Rights Practice Group and Regulatory Transparency Project Teleforum

The Obama administration was aggressive in its use of the “disparate impact” approach to civil-rights...

Topics: Civil Rights · Education Policy · Federalism · Regulatory Transparency Project