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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
Rachel Berresford Local Attorneys Establish Hispanic Bar Association 2 No. 2 Lawyers Journal 6 (January 28, 2000) A group of Pittsburgh attorneys has joined to form the Hispanic Bar Association of Western Pennsylvania, the first local professional legal association dedicated to the interests of Latino citizens. Anthony Sanchez, with the law firm of Maiella, Andrews & Price, has been elected president of the new association. Other officers include vice... 2000 Yes
  Nypd Latinos May March in Uniform 6 CITYLAW 17 (January/February, 2000) The Latino Officers Association is a group of hispanic police officers, which NYPD refused to officially recognize under its policy that it will only recognize one organization per ethnic group and the Hispanic Society had already be recognized. Official recognition bestows various privileges, including the authorization to march in parades in... 2000 Yes
Kevin R. Johnson Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans, and Latcrit Theory: Commonalities and Differences Between Latina/o Experiences 6 Michigan Journal of Race and Law 107 (Fall 2000) I. The Latina/o Crisis of Citizenship: A Comparison of Puerto Ricans on the Island and Mexican Americans on the Mainland. 111 A. Chicana/o Citizenship. 114 B. Puerto Rican Citizenship. 116 C. The Need for Future Inquiry. 117 II. The Need for LatCrit Study of Puerto Rican Subordination in the Continental United States. 118 A. Differing Puerto Rican... 2000 Yes
Francisco Valdes Race, Ethnicity, and Hispanismo in a Triangular Perspective: the "Essential Latina/o" and Latcrit Theory 48 UCLA Law Review 305 (December, 2000) The central theme of this Article is the questionable character and consequences of Hispanismo, a racial and ethnic ideology that prevails among Latina/o communities worldwide and that is promoted directly by Spain despite its problematic nature. Hispanismo is problematic for at least two reasons: first, because it perpetuates colonial-era... 2000 Yes
Elvia R. Arriola Voices from the Barbed Wires of Despair: Women in the Maquiladoras, Latina Critical Legal Theory, and Gender at the U.s.-mexico Border 49 DePaul Law Review 729 (Spring 2000) I. Introduction. 731 II. La Frontera: The Legal, Political, and Historical Context of the U.S.-Mexico Border, INS Border Patrol, Drug Enforcement, and NAFTA. 741 A. A Brief History of the Border and the Attraction to El Norte. 742 B. Open or Closed? Contemporary Border Facts and Attitudes. 743 C. Migrants, Workers, Refugees and Border Cops in a... 2000 Yes
Ediberto Román Who Exactly Is Living La Vida Loca ?: the Legal and Political Consequences of Latino-latina Ethnic and Racial Stereotypes in Film and Other Media 4 Journal of Gender, Race and Justice 37 (Fall 2000) I. The Latin Explosion II. Explosion or Exploitation? III. The Portrayals of Latinas and Latinos in Film IV. Stigma, Myths, and Stereotyping V. The Insidious and Pernicious Legal and Political Effects of Stereotyping A. The External Effects B. The Internal Effect VI. Solutions? Tearing Down the Veil of Ignorance by Telling Our Own Stories 2000 Yes
Mark Hansen Agenda for Action 85-JUL ABA Journal 74 (July, 1999) The Hispanic National Bar Association, which was founded as the California-based La Raza National Lawyers Association in 1972, today serves as the voice of more than 25,000 Hispanic-American lawyers, judges, professors and law students in the United States and Puerto Rico. The primary objectives of the Washington, D.C.-based association, according... 1999  
Michael Higgins Bordering on Softer Stance 85-JUL ABA Journal 71 (July, 1999) The past few years have not been easy times for immigrants to the United States. Two tough immigration laws passed in 1996the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act, and the Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Acthave lived up to some of the worst fears of immigrants and their advocates. Under that legal regime,... 1999  
  Cuban American Bar Association Marks 25th Year 73-APR Florida Bar Journal 97 (April, 1999) The Cuban American Bar Association (CABA) was established in Miami in 1974 by a group of 20 or so Cuban attorneys adapting in a different culture. They depended on each other as resources to function in a foreign legal community. Today the organization functions very similarly to other voluntary bars in Florida, but CABA is different. A bond exists... 1999  
Josh Price Difficult Maneuvers in Discourse Against Latina Immigrants in the United States 7 Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law 277 (Fall 1999) This essay attempts to counter the tendency to view violence against women as a homogeneous phenomenon. Seeing violence against women as homogeneous is inconsistent with perceiving the problems associated with battered immigrant women in the United States. Of course, all violence against women is not the same. Each instance has different reasons.... 1999 Yes
  El Trabajo Infantil En América Latina Posiciones, Respuestas Y Propuestas Del Movimiento De Los Trabajadores 33 Revista Juridica Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico 419 (Agosto, 1999) Se define el trabajo infantil como un trabajo regularmente realizado por niños y niñas de edad inferior a los 15 años, con algunas rarísimas excepciones (establecidas por la Convención 138 de OIT). En los peores ejemplos de explotación, las víctimas son niños y niñas de, apenas, cuatro o cinco años. En los casos más brutales de explotación de los... 1999 Yes
Philip S. Anderson Embracing Diversity, Examining the Justice System 85-JUL ABA Journal 70 (July, 1999) In this second in a series of special reports focusing on the challenges of race and the law, the aba Journal, in collaboration with the Hispanic National Bar Association, looks at issues facing the Hispanic population of the United States in the context of our justice system. In our desire for simplicity, it is all too easy to view Hispanics as a... 1999  
Siegfried Wiessner Esa India! Latcrit Theory and the Place of Indigenous Peoples Within Latina/o Communities 53 University of Miami Law Review 831 (July, 1999) LatCrit, as I understand it, stands in a great tradition. With American Legal Realism, it shares the focus on the empirical rather than the normative. Transcending, however, the Realist emphasis on analysis, and harnessing the sensitivities of the outsider, the LatCrit movement has formed around a powerful policy objective: the goal of overcoming... 1999 Yes
Roberto L. Corrada Familiar Connections: a Personal Re/view of Latino/a Identity, Gender, and Class Issues in the Context of the Labor Dispute Between Sprint and La Conexion Familiar 53 University of Miami Law Review 1065 (July, 1999) [S]ometimes the governing paradigms which have structured all of our lives are so powerful that we can think we are doing progressive work, dismantling the structures of racism and other oppressions, when in fact we are reinforcing the paradigms. These paradigms are so powerful that sometimes we find ourselves unable to talk at all, even or... 1999 Yes
Jason E. Prince Hispanic Commission Seeks to Assist Idaho's Legal Community 42-NOV Advocate 17 (November, 1999) Seemingly overnight, the United States' Hispanic community has burst into the national spotlight. Presidential candidates have begun courting Latino voters by incorporating Spanish sound bites into their campaigns. Hispanic cultural icons such as singers Ricky Martin and Shakira, author Junot Díaz, and boxer Oscar De La Hoya have recently graced... 1999 Yes
  Interview with Ingrid Duran, Executive Director of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute 4 Georgetown Public Policy Review 124 (Spring, 1999) The spring issue of The Georgetown Public Policy Review is focusing on the question of race relations, both in this country and abroad. Given your personal and professional history, what do the words race relations mean to you? Race relations is the ability to build coalitions across different communities, whether it be black/brown,... 1999 Yes
Roberto Aponte Toro La Integración En América Latina Y El Caribe 68 Revista Juridica Universidad de Puerto Rico 119 (1999) En el mes de marzo de 1998, fui invitado por la Facultad de Derecho y Economía Internacional de la Universidad de Barcelona, a dictar un ciclo de cuatro conferencias en esa institución. Los temas eran bastante amplios. Los mismos comprendieron desde las relaciones Estados Unidos-Unión Europea, el Proceso de Integración en América Latina y el... 1999 Yes
Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol Latina Multidimensionality and Latcrit Possibilities: Culture, Gender, and Sex 53 University of Miami Law Review 811 (July, 1999) This essay explores the multiple margins that Latinas inhabit both within majority society and their comunidad Latina because of their compounded outsider status in all their possible communities. Exploring the concept and theme of Between/Beyond Colors: Outsiders Within Latina/o Communities elucidates both the challenges and the possibilities... 1999 Yes
  Latino Cops Okay'd to Parade 5 CITYLAW 92 (July/August, 1999) NYPD officially recognizes 25 internal organizations. One of the benefits of official recognition is the privilege to march in uniform in parades behind the organization's own banner. The Latino Officers Association (LOA) is a fraternal organization of more than one thousand Hispanic police officers founded in 1996. NYPD denied recognition to LOA... 1999 Yes
George A. Martínez Latinos, Assimilation and the Law: a Philosophical Perspective 20 Chicano-Latino Law Review 1 (Spring 1999) In the popular television program called Star Trek, there is an extremely dangerous group of aliens known as the Borg. They are part robot and part human. They have lost all individuality and are totally assimilated into the group, very much like insects. Their greeting to all other life forms is greatly feared: We are the Borg. Resistance is... 1999 Yes
Deborah Escobedo Propositions 187 and 227: Latino Immigrant Rights to Education 26-SUM Human Rights 13 (Summer, 1999) It is hard to believe that the United States, a country that once welcomed immigrants with open arms, could conceivably be attempting to infringe the basic human rights of many of the immigrants who now call our country home. But that is exactly what is happening in several states that have enacted or are in the process of enacting legislation that... 1999 Yes
  Remarks of Fcc Commissioner Gloria Tristani Before the Hispanic National Bar Association October 1, 1998 20 Chicano-Latino Law Review 37 (Spring 1999) Thank you very much. It's a pleasure to be with you this evening in my beautiful home state of New Mexico. Since we're in the middle of Hispanic Heritage Month, I thought this might be a good time to take stock of where we are as a community and where we need to go. I wanted to share with you some of the things I've learned as an FCC Commissioner,... 1999 Yes
David G. Savage Short List for the High Court 85-JUL ABA Journal 32 (July, 1999) For a decade, both Republican and Democratic presidents have considered Hispanic candidates for vacancies on the Supreme Court. So far, however, the results have been frustrating for Hispanic activists. Although one in nine Americans is of Latino heritage, no Hispanic has ever been nominated to the highest court. It is time, really past time, for... 1999  
Laura M. Padilla Social and Legal Repercussions of Latinos' Colonized Mentality 53 University of Miami Law Review 769 (July, 1999) Internalized oppression is the turning upon ourselves, our families and our people the distressed patterns of behavior that result from the racism and oppression of the minority society. Internalized racism is directed more specifically at one's racial or ethnic group. Internalized oppression and racism are insidious forces that cause marginalized... 1999 Yes
Shai A. Littlejohn Sometimes There Is No Other Side: Chicanos and the Myth of Equality by Rodolfo F. Acuna 42 Howard Law Journal 605 (Spring 1999) The title of the book, Sometimes There Is No Other Side: Chicanos and the Myth of Equality was inspired by journalist Edward R. Murrow. When governments and media of the world ignored reports about concentration camps in the Holocaust, Murrow wrote about the events extensively. The United States government warned him that his stories had not been... 1999  
Lillian G. Apodaca Striving for Equal Justice 85-JUL ABA Journal 75 (July, 1999) A recent survey by the National Center for State Courts included findings that Hispanics, as a group, have a great deal of confidence in our system of justice. This may be surprising to most people. It probably was not surprising to Hispanics. Why? Hispanics are, for the most part, conservative. Hispanics are also extremely self-reliant and... 1999  
Jay P. Greene, Joseph Giammo, Nicole Mellow , University of Texas at Austin The Effect of Private Education on Political Participation, Social Capital and Tolerance: an Examination of the Latino National Political Survey 5 Georgetown Public Policy Review 53 (Fall, 1999) Considerable research exists to demonstrate that the amount of education that people receive is strongly related to the political attitudes and behaviors they display. People with more years of formal education tend to be more politically active, possess higher levels of social capital and demonstrate greater levels of tolerance. Little empirical... 1999 Yes
Laura L. Castro The Future Is Now 85-JUL ABA Journal 72 (July, 1999) As he prepares to enter the ucla School of Law in the fall, Aldo Flores is already in debt, but it's not the kind he'll be able to pay back in dollars. Flores, the eldest son of Mexican immigrants, feels indebted to a new outreach program at the school for teaching him the hidden curriculum of success. He is among the first 20 students from... 1999  
Christopher David Ruiz Cameron The Labyrinth of Solidarity: Why the Future of the American Labor Movement Depends on Latino Workers 53 University of Miami Law Review 1089 (July, 1999) Modern man never surrenders himself to what he is doing. A part of him--the profoundest part--always remains detached and alert. -- Octavio Paz When a strike by 185,000 sorters, loaders, and drivers shut down the nationwide operations of United Parcel Service during the summer of 1997, I received inquiries from a number of news organizations whose... 1999 Yes
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