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Volume 28

Storytelling and Political Resistance: Remembering Derrick Bell (with a story about Dalton Trumbo)
Martha Minow
Separate, Unequal, and Seeking Support
Meera E. Deo
Derrick Bell: Godfather Provocateur
Andre Douglas Pond Cummings
 “Other Spaces” in Legal Pedagogy
Lolita Buckner Inniss
The Realism of Race in Judicial Decision Making: An Empirical Analysis of Plaintiffs’ Race and Judges’ Race
Pat K. Chew and Robert E. Kelley
Closing a Gap in Indian Country Justice: Oliphant, Lara, and the DOJ’s Proposed Fix
M. Brent Leonhard

Volume 27

Racial Reconciliation in Mississippi: An Evaluation of the Proposal to Establish a Mississippi Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Patryk Labuda
The Griswold 9 and Student Activism for Faculty Diversity at Harvard Law School in the Early 1990s
Philip Lee
Respecting Language as Part of Ethnicity: Title VII and Language Discrimination at Work
Carlo A. Pedrioli
Death and Dixie: How the Courthouse Confederate Flag Influences Capital Cases in Louisiana
Cecelia Trenticosta and William C. Collins
12 Racist Men: Post-Verdict Evidence of Juror Bias
Jessica L. West

BEYOND THE FINAL FRONTIER: A “POST-RACIAL” AMERICA?

ANNIVERSARY FOREWORDS: THE ROLE OF THE JOURNAL, THEN AND NOW
Letter from the Editor in Chief
Jay Adejumoke-Jagun Osha
From Dred Scott to Barack Obama: The Ebb and Flow of Race Jurisprudence
Charles J. Ogletree, Jr
Beyond Colorblindness: Neo-Racialism and the Future of Race and Law Scholarship
Ralph Richard Banks
THE OBLIGATIONS OF LAWYERS, THE LEGISLATURE, AND THE COURT
Science Fictions and Racial Fables: Navigating the Final Frontier of Genetic Interpretation
Christian B. Sundquist
Sex, Drugs, and . . . Race-to-Castrate: A Black Box Warning of Chemical Castration’s Potential Racial Side Effects
Marques P. Richeson
Ready, Aim, Fire? District of Columbia v. Heller and Communities of Color
Michael B. de Leeuw, Dale E. Ho, Jennifer K. Kim, and Daniel S. Kotler
THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF CITIZENS
From the Ivory Tower to the Glass House: Access to “De- Identified” Public University Admission Records to Study Affirmative Action
Richard J. Peltz
Racist
Robert Steinbuch
Historic Injustice, Group Membership and Harm to Individuals: Defending Claims for Historic Justice from the Non-Identity Problem
Ori J. Herstein

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Volume 24 (Spring 2008)
Introduction
Kevin D. Brown
Lessons Learned from Comparing the Application of Constitutional Law and Federal Anti-Discrimination Law to African-Americans in the U.S. and Dalits in India in the Context of Higher Education (Article)
Kevin D. Brown and Vinay Sitapati
Race Across Borders: The U.S. and ICERD
Hadar Harris
The Right to the City
Ngai Pindell
The South African Constitution as a Role Model for the United States
Adrien Katherine Wing
Amanda K. Baumle, Mark Fossett, Warren Waren
My Isaac Royall Legacy
Janet Halley
“Together at the Table of Brotherhood”: Voluntary Student Assignment Plans and the Supreme Court
Craig R. Heeren
Constance Dionne Russell

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NAVIGATING DIVERSITY

Volume 23 (Spring 2007)

Introduction

Katrina: Spiritual Medicine for Political Complacency and for Social Activists Who Are Sleepwalking
David Hall

On the Supreme Court:

An Open Letter from Heaven to Justice Samuel Alito
Michael Higginbotham
A Renewed Call for Diversity Among Supreme Court Clerks: How a Diverse Body of Clerks Can Aid the High Court as an Institution
Christopher R. Benson

On the Ground:

Irrational Basis: The Supreme Court, Inner Cities, and the New “Manifest Destiny”
Dean Allen Floyd II
Five Myths About Sprawl (Book Review)
Michael Lewyn

In School:

Justifying Affirmative Action in K–12 Private Schools
Sharon Hsin-Yi Lee
Editorial Staff

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Volume 22 (Spring 2006)

Articles

Why Civil Rights Lawyers Should Study Tax
Stephen Cohen and Laura Sager
Confronting Racists at the Bar: Matthew Hale, Moral Character, and Regulating the Marketplace of Ideas
Jason O. Billy
The Consistency of Felon Disenfranchisement with Citizenship Theory
Jason Schall
A Tribute to Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.*

Editorial Staff

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Volume 21 (Spring 2005)

Articles

Grutter v. Bollinger, Clarence Thomas, Affirmative Action and the Treachery of Originalism: “The Sun Don’t Shine Here in This Part of Town” andré douglas pond cummings
The Enigma of the Stigma: A Case Study on the Validity of the Stigma Arguments Made in Opposition to Affirmative Action Programs in Higher Education
Ashley M. Hibbett
Restructuring the Framework for Legal Analyses of Gay Parenting
Lauren Schwartzreich
Unmasking the Predatory Loan in Sheep’s Clothing: A Legislative Proposal
Debra Pogrund Stark
The Ghost of Wards Cove: The Supreme Court, the Bush Administration, and the Ideology Undermining Title VII
Amos N. Jones and D. Alexander Ewing
Editorial Staff

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Volume 20 (Spring 2004)

50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

Excerpt from All Deliberate Speed: “The Significance of Brown” (see also footnotes)Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.

Reparations Symposium

Norms, Law, and Reparations: The Case of the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s OklahomaAlfred L. Brophy
Documenting the Costs of Slavery, Segregation, and Contemporary Discrimination: Are Reparations in Order for African Americans?Joe R. Feagin
Excerpt from Riot on Greenwood: The Oklahoma Commission To Study the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921Eddie Faye Gates
Representing the Race: Standing to Sue in Reparations LawsuitsEric J. Miller
Excerpt from All Deliberate Speed: “Addressing the Racial Divide: Reparations” (see also footnotes)Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.

Articles

The Political Delinquent: Crime, Deviance, and Resistance in Black AmericaTrevor Gardner II
Transracial Adoption: The Pros and Cons and the Parents’ PerspectiveAndrew Morrison
Editorial Staff

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Volume 19 (Spring 2003)

Articles

Law and Education: Affirmative Action Under Attack

The Struggle for Access from Sweatt to Grutter: A History of African American, Latino, and American Indian Law School Admissions, 1950–2000William C. Kidder
Integrating Elite Law Schools and the Legal Profession: A View from the Black Law Students Associations of Harvard, Stanford, and Yale Law SchoolsDanielle C. Gray and Travis LeBlanc
Brief of the Harvard Black Law Students Association, Stanford Black Law Students Association, and Yale Black Law Students Association Supporting Respondents As Amici Curiae of the United States Supreme Court, Grutter v. Bollinger
Restoring Brown’s Promise of Equality After Alexander v. Sandoval: Why We Can’t WaitSam Spital

Criminal Law: Pursuing New Visions of Justice

Neither Intent nor Impact: A Critique of the Racially Based Selective Prosecution Jurisprudence and a Reform ProposalYoav Sapir
The Constructed Identities of Asian and African Americans: A Story of Two Races and the Criminal Justice SystemSheila Bedi

Book Review

Current Perspectives on Interracial IntimaciesDana King

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Volume 18 (Spring, 2002)

Articles

Critical Race Theory: New Strategies for Civil Rights in the New Millennium?Bernie D. Jones, Ph.D. candidate, History Department, University of Virginia
The Rhetoric of Resistance: Islamism, Modernity, and GlobalizationAliya Haider, J.D. candidate, Harvard Law School, 2003
The Reality of Political Prisoners in the United States: What September 11 Taught Us About Defending ThemJ. Soffiyah Elijah, Harvard Law School
Dialogic Fidelity: The Fourteenth Amendment, Historical Meaning, and Appropriate Scrutiny for Sex DiscriminationBen Glassman, J.D., Harvard Law School, 2000
“Sounding Black” in the Courtroom: Court-Sanctioned Racial StereotypingLis Wiehl, University of Washington School of Law
A Discovery of Sorts: Reexaming the Origins of the Federal Indian Housing ObligationVirginia Davis, J.D., Harvard Law School, 2002

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Volume 17 (Spring 2001)

In Memoriam: David A. Charny

In MemoriamPeter J. Keith
In MemoriamSharon Dolovich
Interactions at Work: Remembering David CharnyDevon W. Carbado and Mitu Gulati

Symposium: Border People and Antidiscrimination Law

IntroductionR. Richard Banks
American Mixed Race: The U.S. 2000 Census and Related IssuesNaomi Zack
The Mixed Promise of MultiracialismRachel F. Moran
Interracial Intimacies: Sex, Marriage, Identity, AdoptionRandall Kennedy
Boundaries of the Racial State: Two Faces of Racist Exclusion in United States LawKim Benita Furumoto and David Theo Goldberg
Reconsidering Epistemology and Ontology in Status Identity Discourse: Make-Believe and Reality in Race, Sex, and Sexual OrientationZachary Potter and C. J. Summers
The Reconstitution of Customary Law in South Africa: Method and DiscourseJill Zimmerman

Volume 16 (Spring, 2000)

In Memoriam: A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.

  • Remembering Leon
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Harvard University
  • A Man for All Seasons
    F. Michael Higginbotham, University of Baltimore School of Law
  • The Complicated Ingredients of Wisdom and Leadership
    Michael A. Fitts, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Keeping Thurgood Marshall’s Promise-A Venerable Voice for Equal Justice
    Clifford Scott Green, Senior Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    Stephanie L. Franklin-Suber, Chief of Staff to the Honorable John F. Street

Articles

  • The Chinese American Challenge to Court-Mandated Quotas in San Francisco’s Public Schools: Notes from a (Partisan) Participant-Observer
  • David I. Levine, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • Life After Bakke Where Whites and Blacks Agree: Public Support for Fairness in Educational Opportunities
  • Carol M. Swain, Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Robert R. Rodgers, Ph.D. candidate, Politics Department, Princeton University
  • Bernard W. Silverman, University of Bristol

Essays

  • Resisting Essentialism and Hierarchy: A Critique of Work/Family Strategies for Women Lawyers
    Nancy E. Dowd, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • DNA and the Slave-Descendant Nexus: A Theoretical Challenge to Traditional Notions of Heirship Jurisprudence
    Helen B. Jenkins, South Texas College of Law

Book Review

  • The Hate Within Ourselves: Criminal Law’s Attempt to Overcome Bias
  • Sarah Vincent, J.D. Harvard Law School 2000 (reviewing Punishing Hate by F.M. Lawrence)

Volume 15 (Spring, 1999)

In Memoriam: Spottswood W. Robinson, III

  • Stephen L. Carter
  • Carol Chomsky
  • Chief Judge Harry T. Edwards
  • Oliver W. Hill
  • Judge Patricia M. Wald
  • Judge Abner J. Mikva

Articles: The Categories of Difference

  • Foreword: Categorical Exclusivity
    Ben Glassman
  • Implementing Antiessentialism: How Gender Wars Turn into Race and Class Conflict
    Joan Williams
  • Back to the Future: Forrest Gump and The Birth of a Nation
    Ruth Elizabeth Burks
  • The Demise of the Ongwehoweh and the Rise of the Native Americans: Redressing the Genocidal Act of Forcing American Citizenship upon Indigenous Peoples
    Robert B. Porter

Essay

  • Three Paths to Justice: New Approaches to Minority-Instituted Tobacco Litigation
    Danny David

Book Review

  • Roberts vs. Texaco: A True Story of Race and Corporate America by Bari-Ellen Roberts with Jack E. White
    Reviewed by Angela Onwuachi-Willig
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