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Caitlin Cavanagh, Erica Dalzell , Elizabeth Cauffman , Michigan State University, University of California, Irvine Documentation Status, Neighborhood Disorder, and Attitudes Toward Police and Courts among Latina Immigrants 26 Psychology, Public Policy, and Law 121 (February, 2020) Individuals who live in disordered neighborhoods tend to view the justice system more negatively. However, some families with an undocumented member may feel compelled to remain undetected or may lack the means for suitable housing, and thus may have little choice but to live in disordered neighborhoods. The present study answers the question, does... 2020
Cristina A. Quiñónez Exposing the American History of Applying Racial Anxieties to Regulate and Devalue Latinx Immigrant Reproductive Rights 54 University of San Francisco Law Review 557 (2020) NATIONALISTS ACT ON RACIAL ANXIETIES to oppress the reproductive rights of Latinx immigrants. The term racial anxieties refers to increased stress levels and emotions that occur when individuals interact with people of other races. Racial anxieties can affect the daily lives of individuals of all races--while some people may be subjected to... 2020
Jennifer Rosato Perea Reflections on Eleven Years as a Latina Dean (Emphasis Added) 23 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change 58 (2020) In August 2006, I became a law school dean for the first time. Since then, I have served as a law dean for a total of eleven years at three different law schools. As I begin my twelfth year, I find myself as one of the longest-serving deans in the country: in the top twenty out of approximately 200, and serving significantly longer than the average... 2020
Lavinia Meliti Caso Uber, Las Implicaciones De La Ley De Competencia En Europa Y América Latina: Defensores De La Vieja Economía Versus Promotores De La Revolución Digital 26 ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law 627 (Summer, 2020) I. Introducción. 627 II. Antecedentes.. 629 A. Uber y su Modelo de Negocio: La Economía Compartida. 629 B. Uber y las Implicaciones de la Ley de Libre Competencia. 632 III. Uber: Un Análisis Comparado en Europa y América Latina. 635 A. Uber en los Estados Unidos: Donde Todo Empezó. 635 B. Uber en Europa: Antecedentes Generales. 638 1. La... 2020
Mariela Olivares The 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act as Antecedent to Contemporary Latina/o/x Migration 37 Chicana/o-Latina/o Law Review 65 (2020) C1-2Table of Contents Introduction. 65 I. History of Immigration Law and Policy. 67 II. Immediate Effects of IRCA. 70 III. IRCA Effects on Current Migration Trends and Political Movements. 75 Conclusion. 80 2020
Marisa Abrajano , Lisa García Bedolla Latino Political Participation 25 Years after the Passage of Proposition 187: Opportunities and Continuing Challenges 53 U.C. Davis Law Review 1831 (April, 2020) C1-3Table of Contents L1-2Introduction L31833 I. Can Text Messages Mobilize Voters?. 1839 II. Using Gotv Text Messages to Mobilize Latinos and Voters of Color. 1842 III. Research Design. 1845 IV. Results. 1850 L1-2Conclusion L31854 L1-2Appendix L31856 2020
Sheri Lynn Johnson The Influence of Latino Ethnicity on the Imposition of the Death Penalty 16 Annual Review of Law and Social Science 421 (2020) Latino, Hispanic, death penalty, capital punishment, Latinx With respect to African Americans, the history of racial discrimination in the imposition of the death penalty is well-known, and the persistence of racial disparities in the modern era of capital punishment is well-documented. In contrast, the influence of Latino ethnicity on the... 2020
Johanna K.P. Dennis Just Beyond Reach: a Study on Access to In-state Tuition and Enrollment after Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Part I - Individually Reported Hispanic Non-citizen Enrollment & Part Ii - Institutionally Reported Hispanic Student and Non-resident Alien Student Enrollment 20 Journal of Law in Society 1 (Winter, 2020) C1-2TABLE OF CONTENTS List of Figures 3 List of Tables 4 Abstract: Parts I and II 6 1. Introduction 8 1.1. Background 8 1.2. Historical Perspective on Immigration Law 11 1.3. Deferred Action and the DREAM Act 19 1.4. Interplay of Immigration and Education 27 1.4.1. The Problem Studied 27 1.4.2. Purpose of the Study 35 2. Background Literature and... 2020
Johanna K.P. Dennis Just Beyond Reach: a Study on Access to In-state Tuition and Enrollment after Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Part Iii - Individually Reported Hispanic Non-citizen Student Persistence 20 Journal of Law in Society 103 (Winter, 2020) C1-2Table of Contents Table of Contents. 103 List of Figures. 104 List of Tables. 105 Abstract: Part III. 105 1. Introduction and Purpose of Part III. 107 2. Background Literature and Prior Studies. 107 2.1. Recruitment Theory. 108 2.2. Minority Status as a Common Factor Impacting Achievement. 110 2.2.1. Minority Status as a Common Factor. 111 3.... 2020
Meghan Swartz Gisele Barreto Fetterman Receives Hispanic Attorneys Committee's El Sol Award 22 No. 24 Lawyers Journal 4 (November 20, 2020) Gisele Barreto Fetterman is the second lady of Pennsylvania. Founder of three Pittsburgh-area nonprofits. Proud Brazilian-American. Mother to three children and a rescue dog. Advocate for access and equity, self-described hugger and former First Lady of Braddock, Pennsylvania. But before she became one of the state's strongest voices for the... 2020
  Interview with Irene Oria, President of the Hispanic National Bar Association 23 Harvard Latinx Law Review 7 (Spring, 2020) Irene Oria was born in New Jersey to Cuban-immigrant parents. She has undertaken many different roles in her long legal career, including clerking for Judge Cecilia Altonaga of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, serving as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District... 2020
Elena Maria Marty-Nelson Why Not Me?: Intersectionality in Law School Leadership 23 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change 65 (2020) It was truly an honor to be part of the panel discussing Intersectionality: Strengths and Challenges in Leadership during the Fourth National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference (NPOC 2019). During our panel presentation, I was flanked by extraordinary and insightful law school leaders, who are also women of color. I use the term flanked... 2020
Laura E. Gómez , Traducido por Irma Losada Olmos Capítulo 2: Donde Los Mexicanos Encajan En El Nuevo Orden Racial 37 Chicana/o-Latina/o Law Review 109 (2020) C1-2Índices Introducción. 109 I. El Primer Hombre Blanco Era un Hombre Negro. 110 II. La Raza en Nuevo México en Vísperas de la Invasión de Estados Unidos. 122 III. Narrativas Concurrentes Sobre La Raza. 130 IV. El Debate Sobre La Raza y La Condición de Estado. 143 Conclusión. 154 2020
Molly Boekeloo The Mexican-american Border Wall: Aftermath for Animals 35 Journal of Environmental Law & Litigation 339 (2020) Abstract. 340 Introduction. 341 I. History of Man-Made Infrastructure. 342 II. Historical Attempts at Mitigation. 344 III. Local Wildlife and Vegetation and the Impact of the Wall. 345 A. Jaguars. 346 B. Ocelot. 347 C. Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy Owls. 348 D. Insects. 348 IV. Legality of Border Wall. 349 A. Immigration. 349 B. Civil Litigation. 351 C.... 2020
Albert H. Kauffman Latino Education in Texas: a History of Systematic Recycling Discrimination 50 Saint Mary's Law Journal 861 (2019) I. Introduction: Texas--Mexico Interrelationships and the Focus on Latino Education. 862 II. Segregation of Mexican-Americans in the Public Schools. 866 A. Complete Exclusion. 870 B. Separate Mexican-American Schools. 870 C. Segregation Among and in Schools. 872 D. Statewide Desegregation Efforts. 878 E. Effects of Segregation. 880 III. The Texas... 2019
Barbara O'Brien, Klara Stephens, Maurice Possley, Catherine M. Grosso Latinx Defendants, False Convictions, and the Difficult Road to Exoneration 66 UCLA Law Review 1682 (December, 2019) The National Registry of Exonerations (the Registry) reports all known exonerations in the United States since 1989. Of the more than 2,400 exonerated defendants currently in the database, 281 are classified as Latinx. In many ways, their cases resemble those of other exonerees. The same factors that produced false convictions of non-Latinx... 2019
Christy E. Lopez The Reasonable Latinx: a Response to Professor Henning's the Reasonable Black Child: Race, Adolescence, and the Fourth Amendment 68 American University Law Review Forum 55 (April, 2019) In her article, The Reasonable Black Child: Race, Adolescence, and the Fourth Amendment, Professor Kristin Henning makes a compelling argument for reconceptualizing that Amendment's reasonable person standard to better protect black youth. Professor Henning shows how the reasonable person standard has long been artificially narrow and selectively... 2019
Hannah Walker, Marcel Roman, Matt Barreto The Direct and Indirect Effects of Immigration Enforcement on Latino Political Engagement 66 UCLA Law Review 1818 (December, 2019) How does having a loved one threatened by detention and deportation impact political participation? Drawing on extant research demonstrating the mobilizing power of a threatening immigration environment, we develop a dynamic theory of what scholars elsewhere refer to as proximal contact. We argue that individuals with proximal connections to... 2019
Jeffery T. Ulmer, Kaitlyn Konefal Sentencing the "Other": Punishment of Latinx Defendants 66 UCLA Law Review 1716 (December, 2019) Some recent state and federal sentencing studies have turned up an interesting puzzle: Contrary to a prominent sociological group threat theory, Latinx defendants seem to be punished most harshly relative to white defendants in court jurisdictions where Latinx populations are smallest. In this Article, we briefly review literature on punishment... 2019
Kevin Hernandez The Implications of Environmental Law and Latino Property Rights on Modern-age Border Security: Rejecting a Physical Border and Embracing a Virtual Wall 22 Harvard Latinx Law Review 69 (Spring, 2019) I. Introduction. 69 II. Background. 70 A. Historic Border Wall Policy. 70 B. The Eminent Domain Powers of the Federal Government. 72 C. Understanding the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo in order to Explain the Present-Day Threat to Latino Property Ownership Along the U.S.-Mexico Border. 73 D. Challenges Against the Bush Administration's use of the... 2019
Kevin R. Johnson Trump's Latinx Repatriation 66 UCLA Law Review 1444 (December, 2019) Two historical episodes have indelibly influenced the development of Latinx identity and sense of belonging in the United States. During the Great Depression, state and local governments, with the support of the U.S. government, repatriated approximately one million persons of Mexican ancestry, including many U.S. citizen children and immigrant... 2019
Leisy J. Abrego Relational Legal Consciousness of U.s. Citizenship: Privilege, Responsibility, Guilt, and Love in Latino Mixed-status Families 53 Law and Society Review 641 (September, 2019) Based on interviews with 100 members of mixed-status families in Los Angeles, California, this article analyzes how U.S. citizen children practice and understand citizenship in the context of punitive laws targeting their loved ones. Participants' narratives of citizenship as privilege, responsibility, and guilt reveal that despite normative... 2019
Martin Guevara Urbina , Ilse Aglaé Peña Capital Punishment, Latinos, and the United States Legal System: Doing Justice or an Illusion of Justice, Legitimated Oppression, and Reinforcement of Structural Hierarchies 66 UCLA Law Review 1762 (December, 2019) As the twenty-first century progresses, the influence of race, ethnicity, gender, and class in crime and punishment continues to be a pressing and polemic issue. With various antisocial control movements taking place, particularly in response to the Trump administration, the nature of crime and punishment is once again being redefined nationally... 2019
Scott G. Wasserman, Esq. Meet Andrea Gandara, Director at Large of the Latino Bar Association 27-JUN Nevada Lawyer 50 (June, 2019) Andrea Gandara has been a part of the Las Vegas Latino Bar Association for more than five years and has previously served as its vice president of membership. Gandara currently serves as a director at large. She is one of six directors who are responsible for carrying out the activities of the organization. One of the primary duties of the... 2019
Melissa Hamilton The Biased Algorithm: Evidence of Disparate Impact on Hispanics 56 American Criminal Law Review 1553 (Fall, 2019) Automated risk assessment is all the rage in the criminal justice system. Proponents view risk assessment as an objective way to reduce mass incarceration without sacrificing public safety. Officials thus are becoming heavily invested in risk assessment tools--with their reliance upon big data and algorithmic processing--to inform decisions on... 2019
Pablo Chapablanco Traveling While Hispanic: Border Patrol Immigration Investigatory Stops at Tsa Checkpoints and Hispanic Appearance 104 Cornell Law Review 1401 (July, 2019) Introduction. 1402 I. A Brief History of the United States Border Patrol and Its Impact in the Southern Border. 1407 A. The Early Beginnings of the United States Border Patrol. 1407 B. The United States Border Patrol's Focus on Mexican Immigrants. 1408 C. The United States Border Patrol Today. 1410 II. The Fourth Amendment in Immigration Law... 2019
Ron Cichowicz Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Another Grand Success 21 No. 23 Lawyers Journal 4 (November 8, 2019) Each year during Hispanic Heritage Month, the ACBA's Hispanic Attorneys Committee celebrates the cultures and contributions of American citizens of Hispanic descent with an event that features great food, traditional music and the opportunity to bring together Hispanic lawyers, judges, law professors, law students and others in western... 2019
Ryan D. Davidson , Meredith W. Morrissey , Connie J. Beck The Hispanic Experience of the Child Welfare System 57 Family Court Review 201 (April, 2019) As the Hispanic population grows in the United States and the child welfare system, it is necessary to examine how experiences of Hispanic families differ from those of White/Caucasian families and to assess whether Hispanic families' needs are properly addressed. This literature review will examine research on the outcomes and experiences of... 2019
Leonardo Benavides, Esq. , Briana Martinez, Esq. Hispanics Are Underrepresented in the Legal Profession: Latino Bar Association 5k Event Is Helping to Change That 27-NOV Nevada Lawyer 50 (November, 2019) Hispanics continue to be significantly underrepresented in the legal profession. According to the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), while making up 18 percent of the country's population, Hispanics comprise only about 5 percent of the nation's lawyers. These low numbers negatively impact the Hispanic community, especially in Nevada where... 2019
Pilar G. Mendez Imprisoned Hispanic/latinx Individuals Need Access to Culturally Competent Mental Health Treatment 28 Annals of Health Law Advance Directive 157 (Spring, 2019) Before I built a wall I'd ask to know, What I was walling in or walling out.--Robert Frost, Mending Wall Four-in-ten Hispanic/Latinx individuals living in the United States said that they had serious concerns about their place in Trump's America after the 2016 election. One research study found that President Trump's immigration policies have... 2019
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