Catharine MacKinnon (b. 1946), U.S. lawyer, legal scholar, feminist, and anti-pornography activist. As quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A15 (April 7, 1993).
Responding to charges by Harvard law professor Alan M. Dershowitz (b. 1938) that she "misuses social-science data and abuses methodology to achieve her political ends." Dershowitz was among the faculty members voting not to offer MacKinnon a tenured professorship at Harvard Law School, which she was later denied.