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John Hayakawa Török The Story of "Towards Asian American Jurisprudence" and its Implications for Latinas/os in American Law Schools 13 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 271 (Fall 2002) History is important. You choose who you are by choosing which tradition you belong to. Aung San Suu Kyi seeks to call attention to what she sees as the best aspects of the national and cultural heritage and to identify herself with them. Such profound knowledge and such a deep sense of identity are an irresistible force in the political struggle.... 2002 Yes
Patricio M. Serna The Time for Latino/a Empowerment Is Now 13 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 33 (2002) I want to thank the Berkeley La Raza Law Journal and the Berkeley La Raza Law Students Association, together with the Center for Latino Policy Research, the Boalt Hall Center for Social Justice, and the Boalt Hall School of Law for presenting this symposium Raising the Bar - Latino/a Presence in the Judiciary and the Struggle for Representation.... 2002 Yes
Ana M. Otero To the People Sitting in Darkness: a Resolve for Unity and Integration 54 Rutgers Law Review 1133 (Summer 2002) On April 29, 1962, at the age of eleven, I fled Cuba and entered the United States as a political exile - an enemy of the revolution. I was accompanied in this overt act of insurrection by my five-year old cousin and I was sent to New Jersey to stay with my aunt and uncle. We were permitted to take only the clothes on our backs. I also brought a... 2002  
Miguel A. Méndez , Leo P. Martínez Toward a Statistical Profile of Latina/os in the Legal Profession 13 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 59 (2002) De dicho a hecho hay mucho trecho. --Proverb-- In her ambitious history, Race, Colonialism, and Criminal Law: Mexicans and the American Criminal Justice System in Territorial New Mexico, one of our panelists, Professor Laura E. Gómez, chronicles the somewhat surprising high participation by Mexicans as petit jurors in the criminal trials of... 2002 Yes
Manuel J. Caro Tying Racism in El Ejido to Spanish and European Politics 54 Rutgers Law Review 893 (Summer 2002) El Ejido is a town on the Mediterranean coast of the southeastern corner of Spain. Its population, whose livelihood depends mainly on agriculture, has doubled and its income per capita has climbed to be among the highest in Spain in the last fifteen years. El Ejido's landscape and its adjacent towns look like a gray sea of plastic that, from a... 2002  
Kathay Feng , Keith Aoki , Bryan Ikegami Voting Matters: Apias, Latinas/os and Post-2000 Redistricting in California 81 Oregon Law Review 849 (Winter 2002) Introduction: Does Voting Matter?. 850 I. Overview of Redistricting. 855 A. The Census. 856 B. Voting Rights Law. 859 1. One Person, One Vote. 860 2. The Voting Rights Act of 1965. 863 3. The 2000 Census: Multiple Race Categories. 868 4. Traditional Redistricting Principles. 871 C. Latina/o and APIA Communities and the 1980 Redistricting Experience... 2002 Yes
Joe R. Feagin White Supremacy and Mexican Americans: Rethinking the "Black-white Paradigm" 54 Rutgers Law Review 959 (Summer 2002) In May 1990, three white men in suburban San Diego were drinking beer. After a while, one said he wanted to shoot some aliens. From a house on the United States-Mexico border, one man, using a high-powered rifle, shot and killed a twelve-year-old Mexican youngster attempting to cross the border. The man was sentenced only to two years in jail for... 2002  
Adela de la Torre Arizona Redistricting: Issues Surrounding Hispanic Voter Representation 6 Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy 163 (Summer 2001) I. Introduction. 164 II. Roots of Historical Voting Discrimination in Arizona. 165 III. Current Issues in Arizona's Redistricting Debate. 167 Arizona, after the 2000 Census, will gain two additional Congressional seats due to the rapid growth of the state. Much of this growth is attributed to the increase in the Hispanic population. Since the 1990... 2001 Yes
Aniella Gonzalez Being Individuals: a Comparative Look at Relationships, Gender and the Public/private Dichotomy 9 University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review 115 (2000/2001) I. Introduction. 115 II. Human Relationships and the Public/Private Dichotomy. 117 III. Gender and Public/Private Dichotomy. 119 IV. Conclusion. 123 2001  
Henry Flores, Ph.D. Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Texas Latinos and Redistricting in 2001 6 Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy 137 (Summer 2001) I. Introduction. 138 II. Latino Growth in the 1990s. 139 III. The Republicans. 141 IV. The Democrats. 143 V. The Latinos. 143 VI. The Outcome. 145 VII. Conclusion. 146 The Latino electorate has finally arrived at a political juncture where it is perceived as a prized political possession for both major political parties. Both parties are willing to... 2001 Yes
Laura M. Padilla But You're Not a Dirty Mexican:Internalized Oppression, Latinos & Law 7 Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy 59 (Fall 2001) I. Introduction. 61 II. Internalized Oppression and Racism. 65 A. Working Definitions of Internalized Oppression and Racism. 65 B. Internalized Racism and Latinos. 67 III. Latinos' Internalized Oppression as Revealed in the Law. 73 A. Proposition 187. 74 B. Proposition 209. 81 C. Proposition 227. 85 D. Cordova v. Vaughn Municipal School District.... 2001 Yes
Kevin R. Johnson Comparative Racialization: Culture and National Origin in the Latina/o Communities 78 Denver University Law Review 633 (2001) Within the contours of critical Latina/o (LatCrit) Theory, comparative racialization analyzes how society constructs, or racializes, or others, various Latin American national origin groups in different ways. Such comparisons in no way seek to demonstrate that one group is more disadvantaged than another, but rather strive for a deeper... 2001 Yes
Hiroshi Fukurai Critical Evaluations of Hispanic Participation on the Grand Jury: Key-man Selection, Jurymandering, Language, and Representative Quotas 5 Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy 7 (Spring 2001) I. Abstract. 8 II. Introduction. 8 III. Racial Minorities, Grand Juries, and Public Confidence. 10 IV. Grand Jury Selection Procedures. 14 A. Legal Requirements in California. 16 B. Grand Jury Selection in Santa Cruz County. 17 V. Hypotheses. 19 VI. Research Design. 21 A. Sample. 21 B. Method. 24 VII. Result. 25 A. Hispanic Underrepresentation in... 2001 Yes
Peter L. Reich Dismantling the Pueblo: Hispanic Municipal Land Rights in California since 1850 45 American Journal of Legal History 353 (October, 2001) Frank Soulé in The Annals of San Francisco described that city in 1855 as wearying to the eye, for there was no public park or garden . not even a circus, oval, open terrace, broad avenue, or any ornamental line of street or building, or verdant space of any kind. By 1871, reforming journalist Henry George saw that much of the city's land that... 2001 Yes
  Drawing Lines in the Sand: the Texas Latino Community and Redistricting 2001 6 Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy 1 (Summer 2001) I. Panel one: The History of Latinos and Redistricting in Texas. 3 A. Panelists. 4 B. Statement of Dr. Henry Flores. 4 C. Statement of Mr. Jose Garza. 7 D. Question-and-Answer Session. 13 II. Panel Two: Redistricting Legislative Issues: Implications for the Latino Community. 17 A. Panelists. 18 B. Statement of Texas State Representative Delwin... 2001 Yes
Steve Bickerstaff Effects of the Voting Rights Act on Reapportionment and Hispanic Voting Strength in Texas 6 Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy 99 (Summer 2001) I. Introduction. 100 II. Fundamental Legal Principles of Reapportionment. 101 III. Effects of the Voting Rights Act on Hispanic Voting Strength. 101 A. The Voting Rights Act of 1965. 101 B. Increases in Hispanic Voting Strength. 104 1. Changes in the Composition of Congress. 105 2. Changes in the Composition of the Texas Legislature. 106 C.... 2001 Yes
Christine Gudaitis Essay: Tourism in Developing Countries - Panacea or Poison? 9 University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review 265 (2000/2001) I. Introduction: Culture, Human Rights and Tourism. 265 II. Case Studies: Mexico, Indonesia and Tanzania. 274 III. Alternative/Sustainable Tourism. 280 IV. Conclusion. 284 2001  
Steven Weller , John A. Martin , John Paul Lederach Fostering Culturally Responsive Courts 39 Family Court Review 185 (April, 2001) This article focuses on how mediation services can be improved to better reflect the culture-based needs and expectations of Latino litigants. The research on which this article is based was conducted in a court-attached custody and visitation program in one U.S. community with a large Latino presence. The findings, recommendations, and conclusions... 2001  
Ana Salinas de Frías Free Movement of Persons in the European Union, National Borders and Legal Reforms: the Principle of Non-discrimination Based on Nationality (Article 12 Ect) 9 University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review 61 (2000/2001) A central feature of the European Union (EU) project which seeks integration at the Community level, is the idea that productive factors within an economy should enjoy the right of free movement. Persons, are productive factors and as such, are recipients of this right. The idea is unique within the EU where, unlike other regional associations,... 2001  
Ángel Rodríguez-Vergara Díaz Género Y Derechos Fundamentales En Europa: Evolución Reciente De La Discriminación Positiva En El Ámbito Laboral Y Electoral 9 University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review 125 (2000/2001) Nuestra época es la época de los derechos, y, en consonancia con ello, los derechos han pasado a constituir el tema principal de nuestro Derecho. No hay problema jurídico que no pueda abordarse, en la actualidad, desde esta perspectiva, que eleva a argumento principal la de los derechos subjetivos que puedan o deban generarse en torno a una... 2001  
Brian M. Steger Harvest of Empire: a History of Latinos in America 38-APR Houston Lawyer 54 (March/April, 2001) In Harvest of Empire, Juan Gonzalez boldly attempts to condense the history of Latinos in the United States to a compact, reader-friendly, 275 pages. The book is geared toward two distinct audiencesthe general reader wishing to gain a greater appreciation for or understanding of American Latinos and the intellectual wishing to broaden his or her... 2001 Yes
  Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida Produces Domestic Violence Video 75-DEC Florida Bar Journal 54 (December, 2001) Lights. Camera. Action. Those words are becoming familiar terms for the Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida (HBACF), which is preparing to produce a second videotape in Spanish to offer resources available to victims of domestic violence. The Hispanic Bar's first videotape, The Domestic Courts in Orange County, explains the different... 2001 Yes
Angie L. Padin Hispanismo as Leverage: Latcrit Questions Spain's Motives 9 University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review 165 (2000/2001) I. Introduction. 165 II. Universality as the Future. 166 III. Hispanismo as the Present. 168 IV. Conclusion. 169 2001 Yes
Jose Garza History, Latinos, and Redistricting 6 Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy 125 (Summer 2001) Summary I. Introduction. 126 II. History of Discrimination Evidence in Redistricting Litigation. 127 A. One Person, One Vote . 127 B. Minority Vote Dilution. 127 III. Texas Voting Rights Litigation, 1979-2000. 130 IV. Recent Developments. 133 V. Conclusion. 135 2001 Yes
Cindy Rosales , Alberto Mesta, Jr. In Recognition of Adelfa Callejo: Dallas Attorney and Activist 5 Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy 2 (Spring 2001) It is January 2001. Adelfa Callejo leads the Coalition of Hispanic Organizations in a fight to delay the Dallas, Texas City Council elections. The new Census 2000 data will be released on April 1, while the city elections are scheduled for May 5. Adelfa believes there is not enough time to redraw the districts. If the Census confirms the... 2001  
Sabine Mora In Recognition of Raul Yzaguirre: President, National Council of La Raza 7 Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy 1 (Fall 2001) Each issue of the Journal features a Latino whose professional achievements, exemplary conduct, or contributions to the Latino community are noteworthy. Our purpose is to identify Latino role models and inspire members of the community to continue the work that these individuals have begun. With this issue, we are improving the Latino Focus by... 2001  
Magdalena M. Martín Martínez Jurisdicción Universal Y Crímenes Internacionales 9 University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review 171 (2000/2001) El 16 de octubre de 1998 el titular del Juzgado de Instrucción número 5 de la Audiencia Nacional española dictó un auto de prisión provisional incondicional y orden internacional de detención solicitando a las autoridades del Reino Unido la detención, a efectos de su posterior extradición, del general Augusto Pinochet Ugarte, quien a la sazón se... 2001  
Miguel de la Madrid Las Condiciones Del Empleo En América Latina Y Sus Repercusiones En La Práctica Y En El Derecho Laboral 36 Revista Juridica Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico 183 (Septiembre-Diciembre, 2001) Uno de los problemas más acuciantes de los países latinoamericanos es el creciente desempleo que se observó en los últimos años, aunado al problema del crecimiento de la economía informal. Ésta es la economía constituida por pequeños empresarios y trabajadores que, ante el alto costo y las excesivas reglamentaciones de la autoridad, prefieren... 2001 Yes
Elizabeth M. Iglesias Latcrit Theory: Some Preliminary Notes Towards a Transatlantic Dialogue 9 University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review 1 (2000/2001) I. L2-3,T3Contextualizing LatCrit Theory in American Critical Legal Discourse 1 A. Critical Legal Studies (CLS) and Critical Race Theory (CRT). 9 B. Feminist Critical Legal Theory and Critical Race Feminism. 18 C. Asian Pacific American Critical Legal Scholarship and Chicana/o Studies. 25 D. Queer Legal Theory. 29 II. L2-3,T3Conclusion 32 2001 Yes
Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol Latinas, Culture and Human Rights: a Model for Making Change, Saving Soul 23 Women's Rights Law Reporter 21 (Summer/Fall 2001) This essay, to be included in the 30 anniversary celebration of the Women's Rights Law Reporter, provides an overview of progresses achieved for women in the Americas by virtue of the use of the human rights model to further women's rights and attain betterment of their lives. Specifically, this work reviews the location of Latinas both within and... 2001 Yes
Ediberto Román Members and Outsiders: an Examination of the Models of United States Citizenship as Well as Questions Concerning European Union Citizenship 9 University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review 81 (2000/2001) I. L2-3,T3Introduction 81 II. L2-3,T3The Scope of American Citizenship 82 III. L2-3,T3The Models of United States Citizenship 88 A. The True Fourteenth Amendment Citizens. 89 B. The Other Fourteenth Amendment Citizens. 90 C. The Alien-Citizens. 100 IV. L2-3,T3European Union Citizenship 107 V. L2-3,T3Conclusion 113 2001  
Francisco Valdes Postcolonial Encounters in the Postpinochet Era: a Latcrit Perspective on Spain, Latinas/os and "Hispanismo" in the Development of International Human Rights 9 University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review 189 (2000/2001) I. Introduction. 189 II. LatCrit Theory: A Summary Overview. 197 III. Spain and International Human Rights Norms in the PostPinochet Era: LatCrit Extrapolations on Pending Postcolonial Encounters. 206 IV. Conclusion. 222 2001 Yes
Kevin R. Johnson Regional Integration in North America and Europe: Lessons about Civil Rights and Equal Citizenship 9 University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review 33 (2000/2001) I. Capital Flows and Civil Rights in Regional Integration 35 II. Regional Integration and Migration: A Comparison of North America and Europe 38 A. NAFTA and the Americas. 38 B. Spain and the European Union. 40 III. Conclusion 43 2001  
Lundy R. Langston Save the Marriage Before (Not After) the Ceremony: the Marriage Preparation Act - Can We Have a Public Response to a Private Problem? 9 University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review 141 (2000/2001) I. Introduction. 144 II. The State's Interference via a Marital Preparation Act. 150 III. The International Arena. 160 IV. Conclusion. 162 2001  
Mary Romero State Violence, and the Social and Legal Construction of Latino Criminality: from El Bandido to Gang Member 78 Denver University Law Review 1081 (2001) D: 911 what is your emergency? C: Did (sic) you speak Spanish? D: No, do you speak English? C: No. D: Do you have an emergency? C: Police please. D: Do you need Police? C: Yes . . . (Dispatcher contacts ATT interpreter) . . . D: Can you find out what this ladies (sic) emergency is for the Police please? ATT: Do you have an emergency ma'am? C: Yes,... 2001 Yes
Christopher Ramos The Educational Legacy of Racially Restrictive Covenants: Their Long Term Impact on Mexican Americans 4 Scholar: St. Mary's Law Review on Minority Issues 149 (Fall 2001) I. Introduction. 150 II. Historical Background. 152 A. Racially Restrictive Deed Covenants. 152 B. San Antonio's History and Racially Restrictive Covenants. 156 III. The Law of Racially Restrictive Covenants. 158 A. State Courts Side-Step Traditional Doctrines Simply to Prevent Non-White Families from Living in White Neighborhoods. 160 B.... 2001  
Maria Pabon Lopez The Phoenix Rises from El Cenizo: a Community Creates and Affirms a Latino/a Border Cultural Citizenship Through its Language and Safe Haven Ordinances 78 Denver University Law Review 1017 (2001) On August 3, 1999, El Cenizo (meaning ashen in Spanish), the small Southwest Texas border town of seven thousand, adopted an ordinance which makes Spanish its predominant language. The mayor, shortly thereafter in a public ceremony, raised the Stars and Stripes, publicly affirming his town's patriotism. The Predominant Language Ordinance... 2001 Yes
Jonathan Snare The Scope of the Powers and Responsibilities of the Texas Legislature in Redistricting and the Exploration of Alternatives to the Legislative Role: a Basic Primer 6 Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy 83 (Summer 2001) I. Introduction. 84 II. Overview of the Texas Senate's Role and Responsibilities in Redistricting. 84 A. General Redistricting Standards Imposed on State Legislatures. 86 B. Texas Senate's Approach to Redistricting in 2001. 91 III. Current Alternatives to the Texas Legislative Role in the Redistricting Process. 93 IV. Proposed Alternatives to the... 2001  
Jon Michael Haynes What Is it about Saying We're Sorry? New Federal Legislation and the Forgotten Promises of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 3 Scholar: St. Mary's Law Review on Minority Issues 231 (Spring 2001) I. Introduction. 232 II. Background of Events Leading to War with Mexico. 236 A. A Brief History of Land Grants in the Southwest. 236 B. Manifest Destiny. 238 C. Land in Texas. 240 III. International Law and Treaty Rights. 242 A. International Law. 242 B. Treaty Rights (The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo as Non Self-Executing). 243 IV. The Treaty of... 2001  
Enid Trucios-Haynes Why "Race Matters:" Latcrit Theory and Latina/o Racial Identity 12 La Raza Law Journal 1 (2001) Latinas/os are a force to be reckoned with, and we now require our own room in the Master's House. Yet, we must not forget it is the Master's House, and we are constrained by the basic home rule that is White supremacy. Latinas/os are not exempt from the oppression of White supremacy, yet, as a group or individually, we often are seduced into... 2001 Yes
Steven W. Bender Will the Wolf Survive?: Latino/a Pop Music in the Cultural Mainstream 78 Denver University Law Review 719 (2001) The American news media dubbed 1999 as the year of the Latino based almost entirely on the runaway sales success and appeal of Latino /a singers to a mainstream pop music audience. While in 1998 the media spotlight, when directed at Latino/as, shone on a lone Chihuahua hawking tacos for corporate America, in 1999 Ricky Martin replaced a small dog... 2001 Yes
Victor C. Romero Aren't You Latino?: Building Bridges upon Common Misperceptions 33 U.C. Davis Law Review 837 (Summer, 2000) As the United States becomes more and more nonwhite, we (the nonwhite community) must ensure that we do not mimic the same behaviors, paradigms, and traps that we accuse the white majority of engaging in, perpetuating, and setting for us. This is not an easy task. From the perspective of the Latina/ o community alone, there are many that view the... 2000 Yes
Michael V. Hernandez Bridging Gibraltar: Latinos as Agents of Reconciliation in Relations Between Black and White America 11 La Raza Law Journal 99 (2000) Every person and racial group has a unique destiny. We Latino-Americans must discern what our purpose is in this nation. As we undertake that discernment process on both an individual and corporate level, we undoubtedly will decide to pursue numerous activities that will impact all spheres of American life. Although I do not believe we have only... 2000 Yes
Marry Ann Dutton, Leslye E. Orloff, and Giselle Aguilar Hass Characteristics of Help-seeking Behaviors, Resources and Service Needs of Battered Immigrant Latinas: Legal and Policy Implications 7 Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy 245 (Summer, 2000) This Briefing Paper examines the obstacles for battered Latina women to preventing or escaping abuse and the services which are actually used to escape abuse. The Briefing Paper surveys the literature and then explores the results of a survey designed and conducted by AYUDA among Latinas in Washington, DC. The results of the survey demonstrate that... 2000 Yes
Timothy A. Canova Global Finance and the International Monetary Fund's Neoliberal Agenda: the Threat to the Employment, Ethnic Identity, and Cultural Pluralism of Latina/o Communities 33 U.C. Davis Law Review 1547 (Summer, 2000) Critical legal scholarship can be seen as a slowly evolving movement of inclusion, a movement that has expanded in scope and vision to include voices previously excluded from elite academic discourse. For instance, LatCrit emerged in recent years as a movement that speaks for those who were not just subordinated by legal structures and processes,... 2000 Yes
Guadalupe T. Luna Gold, Souls, and Wandering Clerics: California Missions, Native Californians, and Latcrit Theory 33 U.C. Davis Law Review 921 (Summer, 2000) We came here for the single purpose of doing them good and for their eternal salvation, and I feel that everyone knows we love them. You can take your Christianity I don't want it. Cosume Tribe member Lorenzo Asisara to a Franciscan friar. In line with past LatCrit objectives regarding the relationship between our Latina/o communities and... 2000 Yes
Junta Editora Inauguración: Foro Con América Latina 69 Revista Juridica Universidad de Puerto Rico 893 (2000) Durante la última década, la Escuela de Derecho de la Universidad de Puerto Rico ha intensificado significativamente su presencia en América Latina. El cultivo de esas relaciones ha tomado varias modalidades. De una parte, el claustro de profesores ha renovado viejos vínculos con las comunidades académicas de la región. Esto se ha materializado... 2000 Yes
Luis Pásara Las Decisiones Judiciales En Guatemala: Un Análisis De Sentencias Emitidas Por Los Tribunales 69 Revista Juridica Universidad de Puerto Rico 895 (2000) I. L2-4,T4Introducción 897 II. L2-4,T4Resoluciones Judiciales en Materia Civil y Mercantil 906 A. L3-4,T4Aspectos Formales 906 1. Falta de claridad, precisión y/o prolijidad en la redacción. 907 2. Presentación de los hechos del caso. 909 3. Uso de machotes que desindividualizan el juzgamiento. 911 B. L3-4,T4Materia Probatoria 913 1.... 2000  
Laura M. Padilla Latinas and Religion: Subordination or State of Grace? 33 U.C. Davis Law Review 973 (Summer, 2000) [R]eligion is not any one stable force across the vagaries of time and place . [R]eligion encapsulates both the oppression practiced by Roman Catholicism's authoritative apparatus, as well as the resistance against such oppression mounted by dissident forces within that Church. To illustrate, Catholicism has oppressed many women through its... 2000 Yes
Berta Esperanza Hernandez-Truyol Latindia Ii - Latinas/ Os, Natives, and Mestizajes - a Latcrit Navigation of Nuevos Mundos, Nuevas Fronteras, and Nuevas Teorias 33 U.C. Davis Law Review 851 (Summer, 2000) Sangre llama a sangre. You don't pick your tribe; the tribe picks you. Some villages did not survive. This Essay is a journey that will elucidate a personal exploration of LatCrit's trinitarian goals of engagement of identity interrogations, community building, and self-critical analysis. It will reflect personal travels and travails, bumps in the... 2000 Yes
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