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To Kill A Mockingbird (1962): Lawyering In An Unjust Society, Taunya Lovell Banks Jun 2008

To Kill A Mockingbird (1962): Lawyering In An Unjust Society, Taunya Lovell Banks

Taunya Lovell Banks

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Mestizaje And The Mexican Mestizo Self: No Hay Sangre Negra, So There Is No Blackness, Taunya Lovell Banks Jun 2008

Mestizaje And The Mexican Mestizo Self: No Hay Sangre Negra, So There Is No Blackness, Taunya Lovell Banks

Taunya Lovell Banks

Many legal scholars who write about Mexican mestizaje omit references to Afromexicans, Mexico’s African roots, and contemporary anti-black sentiments in the Mexican and Mexican American communities. The reasons for the erasure or invisibility of Mexico’s African roots are complex. It argues that post-colonial officials and theorists in shaping Mexico’s national image were influenced two factors: the Spanish colonial legacy and the complex set of rules creating a race-like caste system with a distinct anti-black bias reinforced through art; and the negative images of Mexico and Mexicans articulated in the United States during the early nineteenth century. The ...


Two Life Stories: Reflections Of One Black Woman Law Professor, Taunya Lovell Banks Jun 2008

Two Life Stories: Reflections Of One Black Woman Law Professor, Taunya Lovell Banks

Taunya Lovell Banks

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The Scope Of Section 1985(3) In Light Of Great American Federal Savings And Loan Association V. Novotny: Too Little Too Late?, Taunya Lovell Banks Jun 2008

The Scope Of Section 1985(3) In Light Of Great American Federal Savings And Loan Association V. Novotny: Too Little Too Late?, Taunya Lovell Banks

Taunya Lovell Banks

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Discretionary Decision-Making In The Criminal Justice System And The Black Offender: Some Alternatives, Taunya Lovell Banks Jun 2008

Discretionary Decision-Making In The Criminal Justice System And The Black Offender: Some Alternatives, Taunya Lovell Banks

Taunya Lovell Banks

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To Kill A Mockingbird (1962): Lawyering In An Unjust Society, Taunya Lovell Banks Jun 2008

To Kill A Mockingbird (1962): Lawyering In An Unjust Society, Taunya Lovell Banks

Taunya Lovell Banks

No abstract provided.


Women And Aids - Racism, Sexism, And Classism, Taunya L. Banks Jun 2008

Women And Aids - Racism, Sexism, And Classism, Taunya L. Banks

Taunya Lovell Banks

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Dangerous Woman: Elizabeth Key's Freedom Suit - Subjecthood And Racialized Identity In Seventheenth Century Colonial Virginia, Taunya Lovell Banks Jun 2008

Dangerous Woman: Elizabeth Key's Freedom Suit - Subjecthood And Racialized Identity In Seventheenth Century Colonial Virginia, Taunya Lovell Banks

Taunya Lovell Banks

Elizabeth Key, an African-Anglo woman living in seventeenth century colonial Virginia sued for her freedom after being classified as a negro by the overseers of her late master’s estate. Her lawsuit is one of the earliest freedom suits in the English colonies filed by a person with some African ancestry. Elizabeth’s case also highlights those factors that distinguished indenture from life servitude—slavery in the mid-seventeenth century. She succeeds in securing her freedom by crafting three interlinking legal arguments to demonstrate that she was a member of the colonial society in which she lived. Her evidence was her ...


To Kill A Mockingbird (1962): Lawyering In An Unjust Society, Taunya Lovell Banks Jun 2008

To Kill A Mockingbird (1962): Lawyering In An Unjust Society, Taunya Lovell Banks

Taunya Lovell Banks

No abstract provided.


Discretionary Justice And The Black Offender, Taunya Lovell Banks Jun 2008

Discretionary Justice And The Black Offender, Taunya Lovell Banks

Taunya Lovell Banks

No abstract provided.