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Kevin R. Johnson Racial Hierarchy, Asian Americans and Latinos as "Foreigners," and Social Change: Is Law the Way to Go? 76 Oregon Law Review 347 (Summer 1997) A symposium entitled Citizenship and Its Discontents could not be more timely. The end of the twentieth century has been marked by a lengthy debate in the United States, as well as in nations around the world, on citizenship and national identity. In response to mounting concerns about changes attributed to new immigrants, Congress in 1996... 1997 Yes
Richard Delgado Rodrigo's Fifteenth Chronicle: Racial Mixture, Latino-critical Scholarship, and the Black-white Binary 75 Texas Law Review 1181 (April 1, 1997) Rodrigo, here I am, I announced, raising my voice over the din of the airport loudspeaker and voices of fellow passengers waiting at curbside. How kind of you to pick me up. No problem. Giannina's back home, reviewing for a midterm. Here, let me take that bag. Nice car, I said. Did you have it last time? No, it's new. We tried doing... 1997 Yes
  Sandra Del Valle 14 New York Law School Journal of Human Rights 17 (Symposium, 1997) SANDRA DEL VALLE: Although I have been described for the purposes of this symposium as a proponent of single sex schools, I do not view myself in that light. I am neither a strong advocate for or against single-sex schools. I am, however, an advocate for the Latino//Puerto Rican community and particularly for Puerto Rican//Latino children. My work... 1997  
Juan F. Perea The Black/white Binary Paradigm of Race: the "Normal Science" of American Racial Thought 85 California Law Review 1213 (October, 1997) The Black/White Binary Paradigm of race has become the subject of increasing interest and scrutiny among some scholars of color. This Article uses Thomas Kuhn's notions of paradigm and the properties of paradigms to explore several leading works on race. The works the author explores demonstrate the Black/White paradigm of race and some of its... 1997  
Lisa J. Soto The Treatment of the Spanish Language and Latinos in Education in the Southwest, in the Workplace, and in the Jury Selection Process 3 Hispanic Law Journal 73 (1997) Persistent failure to consider bilingualism a cultural asset has made it an additional problem rather than a promising opportunity. Ernesto Galarza. I. Introduction. 74 II. The Spanish Language and Latino Cultures: An Overview. 75 III. Education. 76 Post Segregation . . . . 77 IV. The Workplace. 80 EEOC Guidelines Solve . . . . 84 V. The Jury... 1997 Yes
Francisco Valdes Under Construction: Latcrit Consciousness, Community, and Theory 85 California Law Review 1087 (October, 1997) C1-3Table of Contents Introduction. 1089 I. Race, Ethnicity & Nationhood: Latina/o Position and Identity in Law and Society. 1096 A. The Utility of LatCrit Narratives. 1097 B. Beyond the Black/White Paradigm. 1103 II. Policy, Politics & Praxis: Latinas/os Under the Rule of Anglo-American Law. 1111 A. Equality in Law and Life. 1111 B. Immigration,... 1997 Yes
Rachel F. Moran What If Latinos Really Mattered in the Public Policy Debate? 85 California Law Review 1315 (October, 1997) The Articles that discuss Policy, Politics, & Praxis try to answer a fundamental question: What if Latinos really mattered in the public policy debate? For this question to be of interest, there first must be an identifiable Latino constituency with common public policy concerns. In the section on Race, Ethnicity, & Nationhood, Professors Ian... 1997 Yes
Alicia Alvarez A Call for Fairness: the Historical and Continuing Exclusion of Latinos from Public Housing in Chicago 9 La Raza Law Journal 155 (1996) This article will discuss the problems faced by the Latino population of the City of Chicago (City) in accessing public and subsidized housing programs administered by the Chicago Housing Authority and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Latinos have historically been excluded from these programs in Chicago. This... 1996 Yes
Steven Keeva A Starring Role 82-MAR ABA Journal 74 (March, 1996) Hanging on a wall in Sally Suchil's office at Spelling Entertainment Group in Los Angeles are three old movie stills, photos she brought with her 18 months ago when she left the legal department at Metro-Goldwyn Mayer. One depicts a familiar tableau from The Wizard of Oz: Dorothy, the Cowardly Lion, the Scarecrow and the Tin Man arm in arm skipping... 1996  
Tanya Broder, Clara Luz Navarro A Street Without an Exit: Excerpts from the Lives of Latinas in Post-187 California 7 Hastings Women's Law Journal 275 (Summer, 1996) En las noches claras veo hacia el cielo y puedo ver las estrellas libres, sin fronteras sin el desprecio de los demás porque creen que estoy en tierra ajena. Veo la inmencidad del mar y me parecen las lágrimas del dolor y sufrimiento humano, que en la fuerza de sus olas claman por justicia. Oigo el aire y a los pájaros y me parece la esperanza de... 1996 Yes
Steven W. Bender Consumer Protection for Latinos: Overcoming Language Fraud and English-only in the Marketplace 45 American University Law Review 1027 (1996) THE X IN MY NAME the poor signature of my illiterate and peasant self giving away all rights in a deceiving contract for life C1-3Table of Contents Introduction. 1029 I. Monolingual Latino/a Consumers: Growth in Numbers and Abuses. 1031 A. Latino/a Demographics and Language Abilities. 1031 B. Language Fraud and English-Only in the Marketplace. 1034... 1996 Yes
Kierith Jones Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives: Identity and the Politics of (Re)presentation in the United States. By Suzanne Oboler. Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press, 1995. Pp. Xxi, 226. $18.95 Paper, $49.95 Cloth. 22 New York University Review of Law and Social Change 719 (1996) In Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives, Suzanne Oboler, assistant professor in the Department of American Civilization at Brown University, examines the stigmas historically and currently associated with the label Hispanic and the negative impact this label has had upon those to whom it has been applied. Oboler contends that, as the United States moves... 1996 Yes
Deborah Ramirez Forging a Latino Identity 9 La Raza Law Journal 61 (Spring, 1996) My name is Debra Ramirez. I would like to thank Frank Valdes and Michael Olivas for their work in organizing this symposium. I also wish to explain why, on a personal level, forums like this one today have been so important to me and my personal development. As I was listening to the previous speakers, I noticed some common themes in their... 1996 Yes
Manuel J. Justiz Hispanics and the Mainstream: the Role of Higher Education 2 Hispanic Law Journal 7 (1996) With Hispanics and other minorities making up an increasingly larger share of the U.S. work force, it is clear that the nation's future prosperity greatly depends on an expansion of opportunities in higher education for these emerging groups. Education has always been the primary vehicle of economic opportunity in the United States, and it is even... 1996 Yes
Jason Dzubow Hud Shuts the Door: Restrictions on Housing Assistance to Noncitizens 2 Hispanic Law Journal 47 (1996) I. Introduction. 48 II. The History of the Proposed Regulation. 50 III. The Current Proposed Regulation. 54 A. Restrictions on Assistance to Noncitizens. 55 B. The Impact of the Proposed Regulation. 59 IV. Legal Challenges to the Proposed Regulation. 65 A. Challenges to the System of Proration. 65 B. Challenges to the Regulation's Definition of... 1996  
Rob Lallier In Recognition of Dan Morales: a Visit with the Texas Attorney General 2 Hispanic Law Journal 1 (1996) Each issue of the Journal features a Hispanic whose professional achievements, exemplary conduct, or contributions to the Hispanic community are noteworthy. Our purpose is to identify Hispanic role models for minority law students and inspire other members of the legal community to continue the work that these individuals have begun. With our... 1996  
Francisco Valdes Latina/o Ethnicities, Critical Race Theory, and Post-identity Politics in Postmodern Legal Culture: from Practices to Possibilities 9 La Raza Law Journal 1 (Spring, 1996) During the past decade or so the birth and growth of Critical Race Theory has enlivened and transformed critical legal scholarship. Not only has Critical Race Theory animated and advanced the law's discourse on race matters, it also has helped to diversify this discourse: Critical Race Theory has ensured (for the first time in American history)... 1996 Yes
Arthur A. Baer Latino Human Rights and the Global Economic Order 18 Chicano-Latino Law Review 80 (Fall 1996) Today we are at a crossroads in our nation. We have moved from a nation whose highest aspirations were reflected in a war on poverty to a nation which now appears focused on a war on the poor. From attacks on basic measures created to ensure fairness and inclusion, such as affirmative action and the Voting Rights Act, to the attacks and... 1996 Yes
Juan Perea Suggested Responses to Frequently Asked Questions about Hispanics, Latinos and Latinas 9 La Raza Law Journal 39 (Spring, 1996) Buenos días. I'm so pleased to be here with you today; this is always one of my favorite meetings of the year. I'm also very pleased to be in Puerto Rico. This is my first visit to La Isla and I'd like to thank Celina and Angel for having such a nice isla. I'm going to attempt three things this morning that I've never tried before in public.... 1996 Yes
Anna M. Santiago Trends in Black and Latino Segregation in the Post-fair Housing Era: Implications for Housing Policy 9 La Raza Law Journal 131 (1996) Despite the enactment of fair housing legislation during the 1960s, decades of restrictive access to communities outside of traditional minority neighborhoods have reinforced highly segregated residential patterns within U.S. metropolitan areas. Although levels of Black/Anglo segregation have declined markedly since 1968, Blacks still are highly... 1996 Yes
  Vi. Book Reviews--by Lead Author or Editor 27 Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce 86 (January, 1996)   1996  
  Vii. Book Reviews--by Reviewer 27 Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce 105 (January, 1996)   1996  
Luis Angel Toro A People Distinct from Others: Race and Identity in Federal Indian Law and the Hispanic Classification in Omb Directive No. 15 26 Texas Tech Law Review 1219 (1995) I. INTRODUCTION. 1219 II. DEFINITIONS OF TERMS. 1223 III. BIOLOGICAL RACE, DIRECTIVE NO. 15, AND THE IMMIGRANT ANALOGY. 1225 IV. RACE AND IDENTITY IN U.S. LAW AND INDIGENOUS TRADITION. 1230 V. RACE AND IDENTITY IN CONTEMPORARY JURISPRUDENCE. 1238 VI. DIRECTIVE NO. 15 AND THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF RACE. 1243 VII. CHICANOS AS A RACIALIZED MINORITY... 1995 Yes
Kevin R. Johnson Civil Rights and Immigration: Challenges for the Latino Community in the Twenty-first Century 8 La Raza Law Journal 42 (1995) This Symposium, Demography and Distrust: The Latino Challenge to Civil Rights and Immigration Policy in the 1990's and Beyond, is devoted to two related issues of central importance to the Latino community in the United States, civil rights and immigration. Latino activists understandably are preoccupied with civil rights questions, which run the... 1995 Yes
Joseph F. Baca Constitutional and Practical Considerations of California Proposition 187 78 Marquette Law Review 777 (Summer, 1995) Thank you for inviting me to speak this evening. It is an honor to speak at a distinguished Jesuit university such as Marquette. Marquette Law School is well known in this region and in the nation for providing a first rate legal education. I am impressed that Marquette not only provides a fundamental and basic legal education, but supplements this... 1995  
Pedro A. Noguera, Ph.D. Educational Rights and Latinos: Tracking as a Form of Second Generation Discrimination 8 La Raza Law Journal 25 (1995) The cumulative effects of civil rights laws and policies have substantially eliminated official forms of racial discrimination. However, new forms of bias and discrimination remain firmly intact in institutional practices and procedures. Moreover, due to their more subtle nature, these insidious forms of racial discrimination constitute barriers to... 1995 Yes
Rachel F. Moran Foreword -- Demography Anddistrust: the Latino Challenge to Civil Rights and Immigration Policy in the 1990s and Beyond 8 La Raza Law Journal 1 (1995) Today, the United States faces significant demographic changes that will shape its political destiny. As two researchers wrote recently: Latino population growth is the future. The White population is declining, the African-American population is stable, and the Latino and Asian-American populations are expanding rapidly. The Asian-American... 1995 Yes
Jason Dzubow Hud Shuts the Door: Restrictions on Housing Assistance to Noncitizens 9 Georgetown Immigration Law Journal 801 (Fall, 1995) Americans are increasingly frustrated with immigrants, particularly illegal immigrants. This frustration has revealed itself most dramatically in California where voters approved Proposition 187, a law which would ban many types of government benefits, including children's education, to those who are in this country illegally. Law-makers in states... 1995  
Nick Johnstone International Trade, Transfrontier Pollution, and Environmental Cooperation: a Case Study of the Mexican-american Border Region 35 Natural Resources Journal 33 (Winter, 1995) Although some theoretical work has been conducted on the interdependence of international trade and the transfrontier diffusion of pollution, empirical analyses of the potential importance of such interdependence have not been conducted. This paper attempts to do so in the context of the Mexican-American Border Region. As will be demonstrated, the... 1995  
Christopher Arriola Knocking on the Schoolhouse Door: Mendez V. Westminster: Equal Protection, Public Education and Mexican Americans in the 1940's 8 La Raza Law Journal 166 (1995) [T]he problem with American schools has been not their lack of purpose but their continued commitment to purposes rooted in social inequality and its attendant culture. When the United States invaded Mexico and annexed half of its territory in 1848, a process of domination and subordination was set in motion that relegated Mexican Americans to the... 1995  
  Latest Doj Lawsuits Attack 'Overages' and Lending to Hispanics 14 No. 21 Banking Policy Report 14 (November 6, 1995) The Justice Department continues to open new fronts in its assault against lenders that discriminate against minorities. The agency announced October 18 settlement of two more fair lending lawsuits. One suit challenged for the first time the impact of a lender's practice of charging up-front fees, known as overages, on some mortgage borrowers. The... 1995 Yes
Angel R. Oquendo Re-imagining the Latino/a Race 12 Harvard Blackletter Law Journal 93 (Spring, 1995) En medio de esta brumada me eché a soñar, a soñar viejos sueños de mi raza, mitos de la tierra mía. Y bien, a fin de cuentas, ¿qué es la Hispanidad? Ah, si yo la supiera .... Aunque no, mejor es que no la sepa, sino que la anhele, y la añore, y la busque, y la presienta, porque es el modo de hacerla en mí. This Article condemns racial... 1995 Yes
Peter L. Reich The 'Hispanic' Roots of Prior Appropriation in Arizona 27 Arizona State Law Journal 649 (Summer, 1995) C1-3Table of Contents I. Introduction. 649 II. Spanish Colonial Revivalism in Arizona. 652 III. The Myth of Hispanic Prior Appropriation in Surface Water Jurisprudence. 653 IV. Groundwater Decisions and the Exodus of Hispanic Water Law. 659 V. Conclusion. 662 1995 Yes
Liana E. Olivarez The Mexican-american Prisoner Transfer Treaty: Current Problems and Solutions 30 Texas International Law Journal 395 (Spring, 1995) C1-3Summary I. Introduction. 396 II. The Treaty: A Textual Examination. 397 III. The Treaty's Constitutionality. 399 A. Due Process: Does the Treaty Provide Adequate Protection?. 399 B. Waiver of Habeas Corpus Rights: Is Consent to the Transfer Valid?. 401 IV. Current Prisoner Exchange Issues. 402 A. Mexico's Opposition to the U.S. Implementation... 1995  
Raul A. Gonzalez A Life of Service: Reynaldo G. Garza 1 Hispanic Law Journal L.J. 6 (1994) I am pleased to have a small role in the inaugural issue of the Hispanic Law Journal, whose mission is to explore Hispanic legal issues. Texas law, like the state itself, has benefited from the rich and diverse traditions of its people. A Texas journal that gives a new voice to the legal community by addressing issues that impact Hispanics is long... 1994  
Berta Esperanza Hernandez Truyol Building Bridges-latinas and Latinos at the Crossroads: Realities, Rhetoric and Replacement 25 Columbia Human Rights Law Review 369 (Spring, 1994) (Character not displayable on Westlaw)No me pongan en lo oscuro a morir como un traidor yo soy bueno, y como bueno moriré de cara al SOL! Las costumbres, raices y herencias que me hacen quien soy, Son colores de un arcoiris, acordes de un mismo son . Forgemos nuevos caminos, en la unión hay un gran poder Orgullosos de ser Latin[as/]os no importa de... 1994 Yes
Antonia Hernandez Closing 14 Chicano-Latino Law Review 179 (Winter 1994) It is an honor to be here with you today to share some of my experiences on being a Latina, on being an attorney, and most importantly, on my involvement in the public interest sector for the last twenty years of my life. I am probably going to say some things that you do not expect to hear from me. People who know me say that I am exceedingly... 1994  
Jenny Rivera Domestic Violence Against Latinas by Latino Males: an Analysis of Race, National Origin, and Gender Differentials 14 Boston College Third World Law Journal 231 (Summer, 1994) After about two months he started . hitting me again. This time I was going to do something, so I told Yolanda, my best friend. She said, and I'll never forget it, So what, you think my boyfriend doesn't hit me? That's how men are. It was like I was wrong or weak because I wanted to do something about it. Last time he got mad he threatened me... 1994 Yes
Raphael Metzger Hispanics, Health Care, and Title Vi of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 3-WTR Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy 31 (Winter, 1993/1994) Introduction The purpose of this article is to examine the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in the context of health care delivery to Hispanics. Demographic data on Hispanics will be reviewed first, showing that Hispanics are a large and rapidly growing part of the American population. Health data on Hispanics show that U.S.... 1994 Yes
Lisette E. Simon Hispanics: Not a Cognizable Ethnic Group 63 University of Cincinnati Law Review 497 (Fall 1994) The United States Constitution guarantees an accused in a criminal proceeding the right to a public trial and an impartial jury. If a potential juror is in some way biased toward the accused or the particular crime to be adjudicated, the Sixth Amendment provides grounds for excluding that individual from the jury. The Fourteenth Amendment, on the... 1994 Yes
Stephanie B. Goldberg Immigration 80-JUL ABA Journal 74 (July, 1994) Border agents who stop motorists merely because they look Hispanic have committed an egregious violation of the Fourth Amendment that merits suppression of evidence, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled. Mario Gonzalez-Rivera was driving north of San Diego with his father in January 1988 when his car was stopped by two border patrol... 1994  
Marc Knisely In Recognition of Judge Reynaldo G. Garza 1 Hispanic Law Journal L.J. 1 (1994) Reynaldo G. Garza is one of six judges on senior status on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, but, like others, he is certainly not inactive. Judge Garza's continued hard work on the appellate bench is exemplified by his on-going efforts on the Fifth Circuit after fifteen years, as well as by his previous tenure as chief judge of the Temporary... 1994  
Senator Art Torres Increasing Latino Representation: Some Observations from the Front Line 14 Chicano-Latino Law Review 107 (Winter 1994) I want to begin by looking at Latino representation in California. In California we have an opportunity to increase our representation in the state legislature. However, with the new term limits I have very few years left as a legislator. Thus, I am looking at our future legislators, senators, congresspeople, and assemblypersons here in this room.... 1994 Yes
James E. Blancarte Latino Partner's Perspective on the Need for More Latino Lawyers 14 Chicano-Latino Law Review 176 (Winter 1994) When one consides the number of Latinos in large law firms, there is clearly a need to increase the numbers; I would like to help de-mystify the process by sharing with you my own experiences. I take this approach to emphasize to those of you considering this type of career that you must do so with your eyes open. When I began my career at a large... 1994 Yes
Robert Garcia Latinos and Criminal Justice 14 Chicano-Latino Law Review 6 (Winter 1994) White fear of black crime permeates rhetoric about race. Where do Latinos fit in? Do Hispanics share in the fear of crime? Are Latinos part of the crime problem? Crime is not a black and white issue. The purpose of this Article is not to provide answers but to highlight some of the issues involving Latinos, crime, and justice that deserve greater... 1994 Yes
George A. Martinez Legal Indeterminacy, Judicial Discretion and the Mexican-american Litigation Experience: 1930-1980 27 U.C. Davis Law Review 555 (Spring 1994) C1-3Table of Contents Introduction. 557 I. Mexican-Americans Taking a Stand: Litigation in the Areas of Public Accommodations, Land Grants, Restrictive Covenants, and Racial Slurs. 560 A. Public Accommodations. 560 B. Land Grants. 566 C. Restrictive Covenants. 569 D. Racial Slurs. 571 E. Summary. 573 II. Litigation of the Right to Education:... 1994  
Margaret E. Montoya Mascaras, Trenzas, Y Grednas: Un/masking the Self While Un/braiding Latina Stories and Legal Discourse 15 Chicano-Latino Law Review 1 (Spring 1994) Using personal narrative, this Article examines the various masks (mascaras) used to control how people respond to us and the important role such masks play in the subordination of Outsiders. The first part of the Article tells stories; the second part of the Article unbraids the stories to reveal an imbedded message: that Outsider storytelling... 1994 Yes
Margaret E. Montoya Mascaras, Trenzas, Y Grenas: Un/masking the Self While Un/braiding Latina Stories and Legal Discourse 17 Harvard Women's Law Journal 185 (Spring, 1994) Using personal narrative, this Article examines the various masks (máscaras) used to control how people respond to us and the important role such masks play in the subordination of Outsiders. The first part of the Article tells stories; the second part of the Article unbraids the stories to reveal an imbedded message: that Outsider storytelling... 1994 Yes
Peter L. Reich Mission Revival Jurisprudence: State Courts and Hispanic Water Law since 1850 69 Washington Law Review 869 (October, 1994) Abstract: In this Article, the author argues that after the United States' annexation of the Southwest, state judges in California, New Mexico, and Texas knowingly distorted the communal nature of applicable Spanish and Mexican water law. While previous scholars have acknowledged that courts misinterpreted municipal and riparian water rights... 1994 Yes
Richard Martinez Motivation of Latino Voters for Political Empowerment 14 Chicano-Latino Law Review 103 (Winter 1994) In 1973, there were a total of 1600 Latino elected officials throughout the United States. That number provides neither adequate representation nor an effective political voice. While the general rule of electoral politics is that voter turnout increases between presidential elections, Latino voter turnout actually declined between the 1972 and... 1994 Yes
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