AuthorTitleCitationSummaryYearKey Term in Title or Summary
Catherine Mancing, Jackie Martinez Join Hispanic Bar Association of Western Pennsylvania 4 No. 10 Lawyers Journal 4 (May 17, 2002) It is no longer uncommon to hear Spanish being spoken on the streets, in the malls, and on the playgrounds of Pittsburgh. Like the rest of the country, the presence of Hispanics in the Greater Pittsburgh area is increasing daily. According to Minorities in Business, 2001, by the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, in November... 2002 Yes
Guadalupe T. Luna Latcrit Vi, America Latina and Jurisprudential Associations 54 Rutgers Law Review 803 (Summer 2002) During the past few years, a group of innovative thinkers and scholarly investigations have sought to introduce a more precise legal engagement into the realm of race relations. The LatCrit journey, an important example of intellectual inquiry, surfaced in formalized settings only five years prior. As an offset, LatCrit theorists not only advance,... 2002 Yes
Ediberto Román Latcrit Vi, Outsider Jurisprudence and Looking Beyond Imagined Borders 54 Rutgers Law Review 1155 (Summer 2002) The white man . . . desires the world and wants it for himself alone. He considers himself predestined to rule the world. He has made it useful to himself. But there are values which do not submit to his rule. -Frantz Fanon If God were black my friend, everything would change, it would be our race, my friend, which would have the power. The... 2002 Yes
Sylvia R. Lazos Vargas Latina/o-ization of the Midwest: Cambio De Colores (Change of Colors) as Agromaquilas Expand into the Heartland 13 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 343 (Fall 2002) Introduction. 343 I. Changes in the Midwest: From Farm Towns to Agromaquila Centers. 345 A. New Settlement Patterns Due to Agromaquila Decentralization. 345 B. Demographic Profile. 351 II. Latina/o Newcomers: Discrimination or Integration?. 352 III. What Are Key Legal Issues for Latinas/os in the Midwest?. 360 A. Language. 360 B. Driving in Rural... 2002 Yes
Kevin R. Johnson Latinas/os and the Political Process: the Need for Critical Inquiry 81 Oregon Law Review 917 (Winter 2002) Migration from Mexico to the United States was a fact of life in the twentieth century. It continues in the new millennium, with more than 200,000 lawful immigrants from Mexico--the largest contingent of immigrants from any nation-- coming to the United States in 2001 alone. An important part of the nation's labor force, Mexican immigrants... 2002 Yes
Saru Jayaraman Letting the Canary Lead: Power and Participation among Latina/o Immigrant Workers 27 New York University Review of Law and Social Change 103 (2001-2002) Lani Guinier and Gerald Torres's description of power-with matches several of the basic tenets of leadership development in organizing philosophy. Perhaps the most crucial of these tenets is that the leadership of an affected community of color be intimately involved in a struggle that primarily impacts them but affects others as well. As Guinier... 2002 Yes
Boaventura de Sousa Santos Nuestra America: Reinventing a Subaltern Paradigm of Recognition and Redistribution 54 Rutgers Law Review 1049 (Summer 2002) According to Hegel, we recall, universal history goes from the East to the West. Asia is the beginning, while Europe is the ultimate end of universal history, the place where the civilizational trajectory of humankind is fulfilled. The biblical and medieval idea of the succession of empires (translatio imperii) becomes in Hegel the triumphal way of... 2002  
Erick Muñoz Off to See the Wizard 13 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 111 (2002) Before beginning law school I had a clear picture of what I wanted to do: focus on learning the law, develop the skills to be an outstanding attorney and have a lucrative and successful career. The motivating factors behind my goals were unchanged as my first semester got underway. I felt a tremendous responsibility to help my family, without whose... 2002  
Kevin R. Johnson On the 30th Anniversary of the Chicano-latino Law Review 23 Chicano-Latino Law Review 1 (Spring 2002) Thanks to the UCLA School of Law and to Beth Collins and Sylvia Rivera, Editors in Chief of Volume 23, for inviting me to speak as part of this conference commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Chicano-Latino Law Review. I always enjoy coming home to Los Angeles, having spent my youth in the San Gabriel Valley, the other valley of the greater... 2002 Yes
Kevin R. Johnson On the Appointment of a Latina/o to the Supreme Court 13 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 1 (2002) The possible appointment of a Latina or Latino Justice to the United States Supreme Court has been on the table for well over a decade. Its emergence as an issue worthy of serious discussion in some ways represents an acknowledgment of the growing Latina/o presence, and a movement away from Latina/o invisibility, in American social life. The... 2002 Yes
Kevin R. Johnson On the Appointment of a Latina/o to the Supreme Court 5 Harvard Latino Law Review 1 (Spring, 2002) The possible appointment of a Latina or Latino Justice to the United States Supreme Court has been on the table for well over a decade. Its emergence as an issue worthy of serious discussion in some ways represents an acknowledgment of the growing Latina/o presence, and a movement away from Latina/o invisibility, in American social life. The... 2002 Yes
Keith Aoki One Hundred Light Years of Solitude: the Alternate Futures of Latcrit Theory 54 Rutgers Law Review 1031 (Summer 2002) . . . because races condemned to one hundred years of solitude did not have a second opportunity on earth. This essay introduces a cluster of pieces from LatCrit VI, which addresses Cultural and PostColonial Critiques in LatCrit Theory. Instead of engaging in a conventional introduction, I want to invoke, first, the Latin American Magical... 2002 Yes
Frances Muñoz Overcoming Barriers: Being Flexible and Creative 13 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 29 (2002) Well I'm here by accident. And why did it take so long to have a woman appointed to a judicial position in California? When I became a judge it was something that I didn't even dream of, not even in my wildest dreams. I was raised in the barrio. My parents were immigrants from Mexico, who didn't speak English and we were 11 children. My biggest... 2002  
Edén E. Torres Power, Politics, and Pleasure: Class Differences and the Law 54 Rutgers Law Review 853 (Summer 2002) Whenever we enter discussions about race, there is a presence that haunts us. It often remains at the edges of our consciousness, and when we try to look directly at this fantasma, it disappears. The truth of liberal and judicial education is that we are not taught to think about class, even though many of us talk endlessly about the intersections... 2002  
Carlos R. Moreno Reflecciones: from the Barrio to the Supreme Court 13 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 35 (2002) Thank you, I'm honored to be participating in this unprecedented gathering but I want to say that I don't really feel that I'm a pioneer in any endeavor that I've undertaken, but rather I'm the beneficiary of many other Latinos and Chicanos who have come from California and elsewhere who have gone on to law school and practiced law or have taken... 2002  
Josephine Ross Riddle for Our Times: the Continued Refusal to Apply the Miscegenation Analogy to Same-sex Marriage 54 Rutgers Law Review 999 (Summer 2002) There was a riddle that went around my elementary school thirty years ago. The riddle went as follows: a father is driving his son to school when the car crashes, killing the father. The son is rushed to the hospital and the surgeon is about to operate but stops, announcing: I cannot operate on this boy; he's my son. How can this be? Answer:... 2002  
Steven W. Bender Sight, Sound, and Stereotype: the War on Terrorism and its Consequences for Latinas/os 81 Oregon Law Review 1153 (Winter 2002) In the days and weeks following the September 11 terrorist attacks, reports emerged of hate crimes, discrimination, and profiling directed at Arab Americans, Arabs, and Muslims in the United States. Although aware that the primary targets of the public and private response against terrorism were those of Arab or Muslim appearance, I realized that... 2002 Yes
Ellen J. Pader Space of Hate: Ethnicity, Architecture and Housing Discrimination 54 Rutgers Law Review 881 (Summer 2002) Embedded within the most everyday, trivial facets of daily life lie the secrets for understanding how and why popular culture, politicians, policymakers, and judges turn their own truths into determinations of what is reasonable to the ordinary person. This essay delves into some of those daily activities to extricate the interaction amongst... 2002  
Felipe H. Lopez The Construction of Mexican Identity 54 Rutgers Law Review 989 (Summer 2002) Indigenous identity has been portrayed as being fixated in time and space, and has been created by or imposed within a historical power relation, where the mestizo intellectuals and politicos have many times represented and created stereotypical indigenous identities. The Mexican identity has been a creation of those people who want to gain and... 2002  
Joaquin G. Avila The Importance and Necessity of Political Integration 13 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal 43 (2002) Voting Rights - a kaleidoscopic phrase subject to different interpretations and often eliciting heated debate. For some, when the kaleidoscope is twisted to the left, the phrase represents the right to cast one's vote on an equal basis as others, the elimination of barriers hindering racial and ethnic minority voters from effective participation in... 2002  
Sylvia R. Lazos Vargas The Latina/o and Apia Vote Post-2000: What Does it Mean to Move Beyond "Black and White" Politics? 81 Oregon Law Review 783 (Winter 2002) LatCrit 2002 took place at an auspicious political juncture, a year and a half after the fateful Bush v. Gore decision, which broke a virtual electoral tie in favor of the Republican presidential candidate, and six months prior to the 2002 November midterm elections, in which Republicans swept into power in both houses of Congress, breaking... 2002 Yes
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
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