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Molly McDonough Adding Un Poco Espanol 91-JAN ABA Journal 75 (January, 2005) THINK ADULT EDUCATION IS just for high-school dropouts? Don't tell that to the building contractors, emergency medical technicians and business people who take classes from Lifelong Learning. The Greenville, S.C.-based company belongs to a growing niche of educational programs that are attracting individuals, small businesses and corporations with... 2005  
Victor C. Romero Are Filipinas Asians or Latinas?: Reclaiming the Anti-subordination Objective of Equal Protection after Grutter and Gratz 7 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 765 (February, 2005) During the summer of 2003, I had the privilege of participating in a round table discussion on the likely impact of the Supreme Court's affirmative action holdings in Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger. Hosted by the New York University Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program & Institute, all of the discussants were Filipina Americans from... 2005 Yes
Jill Schachner Chanen Culture by Design 91-JUN ABA Journal 54 (June, 2005) Chicago lawyers robert muriel and Edward Renner have worked hard to create a reputation for their law firm as not just a successful litigation shop, but also as a business adept at serving the city's Hispanic community. Muriel has a Hispanic background--his family comes from Bolivia--and his goal is to get more work from affluent Hispanic business... 2005  
Anthony E. Mucchetti Driving While Brown: a Proposal for Ending Racial Profiling in Emerging Latino Communities 8 Harvard Latino Law Review 1 (Spring, 2005) Bonnie Castro's Montana license plate read PUREMEX and was intended as an expression of pride in her family heritage. We didn't think it would make us a target, she later explained after having been detained for almost forty minutes in ninety-degree weather while holding her five-month-old son as police canines searched her car for illegal... 2005 Yes
Rene F. Rodriguez, M.D. Drug Importation and the Hispanic Physician 36 California Western International Law Journal 117 (Fall 2005) Personal and commercial importation is a topic that has been framed in the context of consumers versus industry. Yet it is the physician and other providers who must be part of the system of care with a stake in ensuring their patients obtain medicines that promote health. Both personal and commercial importation has significant risks.... 2005 Yes
René Galindo , Christina Medina , Xóchitl Chávez Dual Sources of Influence on Latino Political Identity: Mexico's Dual Nationality Policy and the Dream Act 11 Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy 75 (Fall 2005) I. Introduction. 77 II. Latino Cultural Citizenship. 79 III. Dual Citizenship and Dual Nationality. 84 IV. National Loyalty. 86 V. The DREAM Act. 90 A. The Wilson Four. 90 B. A Colorado Example. 91 C. States Enact Their Own DREAM Acts. 91 D. Significant Local Impact. 92 E. Proposed Federal DREAM Act. 93 F. Support for the DREAM Act. 94 G.... 2005 Yes
Elvia R. Arriola Encuentro En El Ambiente De La Teoría: Latina Lesbians and Ruthann Robson's Lesbian Legal Theory 8 New York City Law Review 519 (Fall 2005) Dear Ruthann, some of my essay is a public apology for having misunderstood your project in lesbian legal theory back in the early nineties. Someday, historians of the critical legal theory movement of the late twentieth century will note the bold and courageous contributions made by Ruthann Robson when she first offered lesbian legal theory. I... 2005 Yes
Marcos Guerra, Ed. Hernandez V. Texas: a 50 Anniversary Celebration 11 Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy 11 (Fall 2005) I. Panelists. 12 II. The History of Hernandez v. Texas. 13 A. Statement of Dr. Neil Foley. 13 B. Statement of Professor Ian F. Haney Lopez. 18 C. Statement of Judge James DeAnda. 26 III. Hernandez's Implications for Latino/a Civil Rights. 29 A. Statement of Professor Jose Beto Juarez, Jr... 29 B. Statement of Professor Norma V. Cantu. 34 C.... 2005  
Kim David Chanbonpin How the Border Crossed Us: Filling the Gap Between Plume V. Seward and the Dispossession of Mexican Landowners in California after 1848 52 Cleveland State Law Review 297 (2005) I. Introduction. 298 II. Background. 301 A The Colonization of Alta California, New Spain. 301 1. Manifest Destiny and the Spread of American Influence Westward. 303 2. The Mexican-American War and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. 304 B. A California Land Case: Plume v. Seward. 306 C. A Different Outcome for Mexican Landowners Under California's... 2005  
Michael Brammer Knisely In Memory of Judge Reynaldo G. Garza 11 Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy 1 (Fall 2005) Each issue of the Journal features a Latino Texan whose professional achievements, exemplary conduct, and contributions to the Latino community are noteworthy. Our purpose is not only to identify Latino role models but also to inspire members of the community to continue the work that these individuals have begun. In this volume, we remember a... 2005  
Guadalupe T. Luna Land, Labor and Reparations 52 Cleveland State Law Review 265 (2005) I. Introduction. 265 II. Promise Set I: Land Struggles. 266 III. Promise Set II: Contract Labor and Agriculture. 268 IV. Conclusion. 272 2005  
Antoinette Sedillo Lopez Latinas in Legal Education Through the Doors of Opportunity: Assimilation, Marginalization, Cooptation or Transformation? 13 American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law 109 (2005) Introduction. 110 I. The Personal Costs: How a Woman of Color Could Perceive the Path to Success Differently from a Man of Color. 112 A. Assimilation--Changing to Suit the Larger Dominant Society. 112 B. Marginalization--Remaining Outside: Being a Member but Having No Voice in the Professional Community. 116 C. Cooptation--Losing Self, Erasing... 2005 Yes
Lupe S. Salinas Latino Educational Neglect: the Result Bespeaks Discrimination 5 University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class 269 (Fall, 2005) The result [of the absence of a Latino on a grand or petit jury over a twenty-five year period] bespeaks discrimination, whether or not it was a conscious decision on the part of any individual jury commissioner. Hernandez v. Texas, 347 U.S. 475, 482 (1954). This question faces many Latino parents as they see more concerted efforts in schools, from... 2005 Yes
Lupe S. Salinas Latinos and Criminal Justice in Texas: Has the New Millennium Brought Progress? 30 Thurgood Marshall Law Review 289 (Spring, 2005) From one century to the next, Latinos have continued to be victims of America's criminal justice system. The theme of the Thurgood Marshall Law Review's March 2005 symposium centered on the question: Texas Injustice: Will Minorities Consistently Remain the Target of Injustice? Based upon the historical evidence, the answer, sadly, appears to be... 2005 Yes
Juan Cartagena Latinos and Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act: Beyond Black and White 18 National Black Law Journal 201 (2004-2005) The debate over the reauthorization of key sections of the Voting Rights Act has attracted some early attention in the mainstream media and within academia even though these provisions will not expire until 2007. Two critical provisions of the Voting Rights Act are at stake: Section 5 of the Act, which is easily the strongest, most aggressive... 2005 Yes
Patricia Palacios Paredes Latinos and the Census: Responding to the Race Question 74 George Washington Law Review 146 (November, 2005) Today, I identify myself as Latina, as neither white nor Black, but rather a mixture. I say today because my racial identity has changed many times. As a young child, I noticed my dark skin and that my grandmother's nickname was la negra, and I thought I was Black. In high school, surrounded by much darker Latinos and Blacks, my skin seemed... 2005 Yes
Laura E. Gómez Off-white in an Age of White Supremacy: Mexican Elites and the Rights of Indians and Blacks in Nineteenth-century New Mexico 25 Chicano-Latino Law Review 9 (Spring 2005) In their studies of mid-twentieth-century civil rights litigation involving Chicanos, several scholars have reached the conclusion that, in this era, Mexican Americans occupied an ambivalent racial niche, being neither Black nor white. The Supreme Court case Hernandez v. Texas, decided in 1954 during the same term as Brown v. Board of Education, is... 2005  
Anita Tijerina Revilla Raza Womyn Engaged in Love and Revolution: Chicana/latina Student Activists Creating Safe Spaces Within the University 52 Cleveland State Law Review 155 (2005) I. Introduction. 155 II. Methods. 156 III. Theoretical Perspectives. 158 A. Marginalization. 159 B. Revolution. 162 C. Love. 164 IV. Testimonio. 164 V. Conclusion. 171 2005 Yes
María Pabón López Reflections on Educating Latino and Latina Undocumented Children: Beyond Plyler V. Doe 35 Seton Hall Law Review 1373 (2005) The struggle for educational fairness and opportunity for Latino and Latina children continues even amidst the anti-immigrant campaigns currently raging against noncitizens in the United States. Census 2000 highlighted the reality of the increased number of noncitizens in the country, particularly Latinos, and has precipitated a renewal of... 2005 Yes
Ronald L. Mize, Jr. Reparations for Mexican Braceros? Lessons Learned from Japanese and African American Attempts at Redress 52 Cleveland State Law Review 273 (2005) I. Reparation Attempts for Japanese-American Internment and African-American Slavery. 274 A. Japanese Internment. 275 B. African-American Slavery. 277 II. Binational Relations and the U.S.-Mexico Bracero Program. 283 III. The Invisible Workers: Re-Membering the Bracero Program. 287 IV. Reparations Campaigns and Attempts at Bracero Redress. 291 2005  
  Seventh Annual Harvard Latino Law, Business, and Public Policy Conference: Investing in Our Future April 15-17, 2004 8 Harvard Latino Law Review 93 (Spring, 2005) Jesus Mena: This panel has been asked to address several questions: (1) are Latinos being adequately represented in today's newsrooms and media markets?; (2) are media images positive, and why are positive images important?; (3) are the contributions of Latinos known to the general public?; and (4) are Latinos considered mainstream or not? We have... 2005 Yes
Steven Harmon Wilson, Ph.D. Some Are Born White, Some Achieve Whiteness, and Some Have Whiteness Thrust upon Them: Mexican Americans and the Politics of Racial Classification in the Federal Judicial Bureaucracy, Twenty-five Years after Hernandez V. Texas 25 Chicano-Latino Law Review 201 (Spring 2005) This paper examines the problem of the racial and ethnic classification of Mexican Americans, and later, Hispanics, in terms of both self- and official identification, during the quarter-century after Hernandez v. Texas. The Hernandez case was the landmark 1954 decision in which the U.S. Supreme Court condemned the systematic exclusion of persons... 2005  
Katherine Culliton The Impact of Alcohol and Tobacco Advertising on the Latino Community as a Civil Rights Issue 16 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 71 (Fall 2005) The impact of alcohol and tobacco advertising on the Latino community is a health issue, and as this paper will discuss, also a civil rights issue. Tobacco and alcohol use have not always been viewed in this way. For example, during the Prohibition Era of the 1920's, alcohol abuse was considered a moral issue. Attitudes in this country towards... 2005 Yes
Elena Christine Acevedo The Latina Paradox: Cultural Barriers to the Equitable Receipt of Welfare Services under Modern Welfare Reform 20 Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice 199 (2005) Salias del templo un dia, Llorona Cuando al pasar, yo te ví Hermoso huipil llevabas, Llorona, Como La Virgen, te creí Ay, de mi Llorona, Llorona, Llorona, deazul celeste No dejaré de quererte aunque la vida me cueste Todos me dicen el Negro, Llorona, Negro pero cariñoso Yo soy como el chile verde Llorona, picante, pero sabroso Tapame con tu rebozo,... 2005 Yes
Matt Gonzalez The New Metropolis: Social Change in California's Cities 16 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 195 (Fall 2005) Whenever I get invited to an institution such as this, I'm reminded of something that happened to me in the year 2000. I was running for a post on the Board of Supervisors in San Francisco, and once I made it into the runoff, well, I decided to join the Green Party. It was a decision that was met with disapproval by my allies, to say the least. A... 2005  
Fiordaliza Batista The Ramifications of the Federal Communications Commission's Failure to Minimize Negative Media Portrayals of Latinas and Black Women 11 Cardozo Women's Law Journal 331 (Winter 2005) The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) contributes to the subjugation of minorities by failing to implement policies that encourage accurate portrayals of minorities. A correlation exists between negative media portrayals, or stereotypical portrayals of minorities, and the manner in which society perceives and reacts to them. Stereotypes are a... 2005 Yes
Mary Romero, Marwah Serag Violation of Latino Civil Rights Resulting from Ins and Local Police's Use of Race, Culture and Class Profiling: the Case of the Chandler Roundup in Arizona 52 Cleveland State Law Review 75 (2005) I. Overview of the Chandler Roundup. 81 II. Urban Policing Practices and Constructing Citizenship. 83 III. Micro and Macroaggressions and Immigration Law Enforcement. 85 IV. Citizenship Socialization and Immigration Control. 91 V. Conclusion. 95 2005 Yes
Reynaldo A. Valencia What If You Were First and No One Cared: the Appointment of Alberto Gonzales and Coalition Building Between Latinos and Communities of Color 12 Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice 21 (Fall, 2005) In December of 2000, I was a presenter at the annual meeting of the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education. I entitled my remarks, Identifying and Meeting the Needs of a Diverse Student Body. During the course of my presentation, I explained that St. Mary's University School of Law had more Latina/o faculty and more Latina/o students... 2005 Yes
Dana V. Kaplan Women of the West: the Evolution of Marital Property Laws in the Southwestern United States and Their Effect on Mexican-american Women 26 Women's Rights Law Reporter 139 (Spring-Summer 2005) Colonialism and conquest are inevitably tied to clashes of culture and law. It was no different when the United States defeated Mexico in 1848 and captured what has become the American Southwest. The role women played in this clash of societies must be considered in the context of the swiftly changing legal status of women in the eastern United... 2005  
Kristi L. Bowman A Different Shade of Brown: Latinos and School Desegregation 88 Judicature 85 (September-October 2004) School desegregation cases have long been dominated by a Black-White conception of race, yet Latinos, as an ethnic group, do not fit squarely within this binary. This disconnect has led to the popular misconception that Latinos have been largely absent from the history of school desegregation. Quite to the contrary, the first successful school... 2004 Yes
Juan F. Perea Buscando América: Why Integration and Equal Protection Fail to Protect Latinos 117 Harvard Law Review 1420 (March, 2004) So you see it is up to the white population to keep the Mexican on his knees in an onion patch or in new ground. This does not mix well with education. The lessons of subordination formed the most vital part of the curriculum. The schools renewed the conquest every semester. During the 1940s, Gonzalo and Felícitas Méndez moved to Westminster,... 2004 Yes
Tracey R. Marshall Excessive Force by Lawless Enforcement Officers Against the Latino Community--is 42 U.s.c. § 1983 a Viable Solution to the Problem? 22 QLR 1009 (2004) I. Introduction. 1009 A. Scope of this Article. 1011 B. Reflections on Past Race Relations in the United States. 1012 1. The Civil Rights Era. 1012 2. The Texas Rangers. 1013 II. Current Police-Community Relations. 1014 A. Los Angeles, California. 1014 B. Houston, Texas. 1016 III. Development in the Law as it Relates to Law Enforcement Brutality.... 2004 Yes
Damian J. Martinez Felony Disenfranchisement and Voting Participation: Considerations in Latino Ex-prisoner Reentry 36 Columbia Human Rights Law Review 217 (Fall 2004) Imprisonment has many consequences for prisoners and for the community as well. Of the many obstacles that ex-prisoners encounter, one is the restriction of voting participation. In addition to felony disenfranchisement, the obstacles that ex-prisoners face upon release are enormous. They variously encounter employment barriers, the ramifications... 2004 Yes
James W. Wray Founding the Hispanic Issues Section 67 Texas Bar Journal 399 (May, 2004) The Hispanic Issues Section of the State Bar was the first section to be devoted to ethnic issues. Previous to its organization in 1979, sections represented, principally, areas of practice with some devoted to ethical or social aspects of the law, the Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section being one example. The Hispanic Issues Section,... 2004 Yes
Candice Hoyes Here Comes the Brides' March: Cultural Appropriation and Latina Activism 13 Columbia Journal of Gender and Law 328 (2004) I said, Hell, let's use the same people that were portraying that negative image of Gladys Ricart and place them in a position where they are going to have to show the other side of that story. Let's force them to show what domestic violence is really about. What I tried to do was turn the tables. Let's give them something dramatic that they're... 2004 Yes
Anita Davis Hispanic Issues Section Celebrates 25th Anniversary 67 Texas Bar Journal 397 (May, 2004) Twenty-five years after the founding of the State Bar Hispanie Issues Section (HIS), section members look back with justifiable pride upon the section's accomplishments. Ours was the first State Bar section that went beyond a legal topic and addressed the concerns of a group of people in Texas, said 105th District Judge Manuel Banales, a founder... 2004 Yes
Nicole Serratore How Do You Say "Big Media" in Spanish? Spanish-language Media Regulation and the Implications of the Univision-hispanic Broadcasting Merger on the Public Interest 15 Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal 203 (Autumn 2004) Introduction. 205 I. Federal Regulation of Media. 206 A. How the FCC Reviews Media Mergers. 207 1. The Public Interest. 208 2. Broadcast Ownership Rules. 210 3. Competition and Antitrust. 212 B. Foreign-Language Media Regulation. 215 1. Community Need as a Public Interest Priority. 215 2. Program Format Disputes. 217 3. Broadcast Ownership. 220 4.... 2004 Yes
Katherine Culliton How Racial Profiling and Other Unnecessary Post-9/11 Anti-immigrant Measures Have Exacerbated Long-standing Discrimination Against Latino Citizens and Immigrants 8 University of the District of Columbia Law Review 141 (Fall 2004) Latinos are uniting with other immigrant communities and people of color in being extremely concerned about unnecessary post-9/11 actions that have led to civil liberties and civil rights violations. Although the Latino voting power has presumably increased, infringements of Latinos' and Latinas' civil rights appear to be on the rise. This is... 2004 Yes
  Interview with Cecilia Muñoz, Vice President, National Council of La Raza 9 Georgetown Public Policy Review 53 (Spring, 2004) Please provide a brief overview of your organization, the groups you represent and your goals. The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) was founded in 1968 and is the largest Latino civil rights organization working at a national level. We have a network of over 300 affiliates -- community-based organizations who are social service providers. Our... 2004  
Ivette Coll de Pestaña, Cándida Rosa Urrutia de Basora La Nueva Tecnología Reproductiva: Reflexiones Sobre Los Nuevos Métodos De Inseminación Artificial Y Sus Efectos En Las Normas Filiatorias Y Hereditarias 39 Revista Juridica Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico 213 (Agosto-Diciembre, 2004) Frente al despertar del tercer milenio de esta civilización, la sociedad se enfrenta con los insospechados avances en la tecnología científica, cuyos resultados provocan situaciones que rompen los patrones morales, sociales y jurídicos conocidos y aceptados por la mayor parte de los grupos sociales que pueblan la tierra. Nuevas ideas provocan... 2004  
Jonathan Nagler , R. Michael Alvarez Latinos, Anglos, Voters, Candidates, and Voting Rights 153 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 393 (November, 2004) In this paper we contrast the demographics, political preferences, and voting behavior of Latinos and Anglos. In doing so, we focus particularly on California because of the large quantity of economic, demographic, and political data concerning Latinos that are available for that state. Also, restricting ourselves to Latinos in California avoids... 2004 Yes
Richard Delgado Locating Latinos in the Field of Civil Rights: Assessing the Neoliberal Case for Radical Exclusion 83 Texas Law Review 489 (December, 2004) Poor Latinos! Nobody loves them. Think-tank conservatives like Peter Brimelow, joined by a few liberals and a host of white supremacist websites, have been warning against the Latino threat: Because our dark-haired friends from south of the border insist on preserving their peculiar language and ways, they endanger the integrity of our Anglocentric... 2004 Yes
Thomas A. Saenz Mendez and the Legacy of Brown: a Latino Civil Rights Lawyer's Assessment 11 Asian Law Journal 276 (May, 2004) While we appropriately celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the revolutionary Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, this is also an occasion, particularly for the Mexican-American community, to reflect on two other important twentieth-century civil rights cases: Mendez v. Westminster School District, and Hernandez v. Texas.... 2004 Yes
Thomas A. Saenz Mendez and the Legacy of Brown: a Latino Civil Rights Lawyer's Assessment 15 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 67 (Spring 2004) While we appropriately celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the revolutionary Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, this is also an occasion, particularly for the Mexican-American community, to reflect on two other important twentieth-century civil rights cases: Mendez v. Westminster School District, and Hernandez v. Texas.... 2004 Yes
Thomas A. Saenz Mendez and the Legacy of Brown: a Latino Civil Rights Lawyer's Assessment 19 Berkeley Women's Law Journal 395 (2004) While we appropriately celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the revolutionary Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, this is also an occasion, particularly for the Mexican-American community, to reflect on two other important twentieth-century civil rights cases: Mendez v. Westminster School District, and Hernandez v. Texas.... 2004 Yes
Thomas A. Saenz Mendez and the Legacy of Brown: a Latino Civil Rights Lawyer's Assessment 6 African-American Law and Policy Report 194 (2004) While we appropriately celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the revolutionary Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, this is also an occasion, particularly for the Mexican-American community, to reflect on two other important twentieth-century civil rights cases: Mendez v. Westminster School District, and Hernandez v. Texas.... 2004 Yes
  National Latina/latino Law Student Association Constitution 15 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 161 (Fall, 2004) Because we have suffered, and we are not afraid to suffer in order to survive, we are ready to give up everythingeven our livesin our struggle for justice. - Cesar E. Chavez This organization shall be known as the NATIONAL LATINA/LATINO LAW STUDENT ASSOCIATION, (hereinafter referred to as the Association or NLLSA). While attending the 1996... 2004 Yes
Julissa Reynoso Perspectives on Intersections of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Other Grounds: Latinas at the Margins 7 Harvard Latino Law Review 63 (Spring, 2004) A review of United States law reveals that the most common approach to discrimination claims is one that focuses on a single ground for discrimination, such as race, gender, disability, or national origin. This Article proposes an alternative approach to discrimination claims--an analysis that takes into account the lived realities of individuals... 2004 Yes
Kenneth E. Fernandez, Timothy Bowman Race, Political Institutions, and Criminal Justice: an Examination of the Sentencing of Latino Offenders 36 Columbia Human Rights Law Review 41 (Fall 2004) Disparity in the application of justice has been a major focus in the social sciences as well as a highly salient issue for individuals on both sides of the ideological spectrum. Many studies have examined whether ethnic and racial minorities are treated differently within the criminal justice system, with mixed findings. Some of this research has... 2004 Yes
Daniel J. Rearick Reaching out to the Most Insular Minorities: a Proposal for Improving Latino Access to the American Legal System 39 Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review 543 (Summer, 2004) When non-English speakers need legal assistance in America, they face a frightening and incomprehensible babble of voices that will determine matters fundamental to their lives, liberty, and property. Their struggle begins long before they enter a courtroom. In their day-to-day lives, non-English speakers face discrimination based on their... 2004 Yes
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