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Between Black And White: The Coloring Of Asian Americans, 14 Wash. U. Global Stud. L. Rev. 637 (2015), Kim D. Chanbonpin Jan 2015

Between Black And White: The Coloring Of Asian Americans, 14 Wash. U. Global Stud. L. Rev. 637 (2015), Kim D. Chanbonpin

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As in other ethnic and racial groups, colorism plays a significant role in the social interactions in and among Asian Americans. Investigating colorism in the Asian American community provides insights into how group members construct their own racial identities in relation to the broader race-stratified society. A colorism inquiry is a necessary intervention into the existing discourse of Asian American identity construction because it complicates common understandings of the Black/White binary in ways that shed new light on inter- and intra-racial relationships. This article addresses colorism in the Asian American community, and demonstrates both how Asian Americans have been ...


No Right To Respect: Dred Scott And The Southern Honor Culture, 42 New Eng. L. Rev. 79 (2007), Cecil J. Hunt Ii Jan 2007

No Right To Respect: Dred Scott And The Southern Honor Culture, 42 New Eng. L. Rev. 79 (2007), Cecil J. Hunt Ii

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This Article reflects on the infamous decision in Dred Scott v. Sanford, 60 U.S. (19 How.) 393 (1857), in which the Supreme Court of the United States upheld the constitutionality of slavery. This Article considers this infamous case and the distance the nation has come since it was decided as well as its continuing legacy on the contemporary American struggle for racial equality. In Dred Scott the Court held that slavery was constitutional because it was consistent with the intent of the Framers and because black people were "a subordinate and inferior class of beings who... whether emancipated or ...


The History Of Slave Marriage In The United States, 39 J. Marshall L. Rev. 299 (2006), Darlene C. Goring Jan 2006

The History Of Slave Marriage In The United States, 39 J. Marshall L. Rev. 299 (2006), Darlene C. Goring

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How The Border Crossed Us: Filling The Gap Between Plume V. Seward And The Dispossession Of Mexican Landowners In California After 1848, 52 Clev. St. L. Rev. 297 (2005), Kim D. Chanbonpin Jan 2005

How The Border Crossed Us: Filling The Gap Between Plume V. Seward And The Dispossession Of Mexican Landowners In California After 1848, 52 Clev. St. L. Rev. 297 (2005), Kim D. Chanbonpin

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Forgive U.S. Our Debts? Righting The Wrongs Of Slavery, 89 Geo. L.J. 2531 (2001), Kevin Hopkins Jan 2001

Forgive U.S. Our Debts? Righting The Wrongs Of Slavery, 89 Geo. L.J. 2531 (2001), Kevin Hopkins

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Pause At The Rubicon, John Marshall And Emancipation: Reparations In The Early National Period?, 35 J. Marshall L. Rev. 75 (2001), Frances Howell Rudko Jan 2001

Pause At The Rubicon, John Marshall And Emancipation: Reparations In The Early National Period?, 35 J. Marshall L. Rev. 75 (2001), Frances Howell Rudko

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"Bad For Business": Contextual Analysis, Race Discrimination, And Fast Food, 34 J. Marshall L. Rev. 207 (2000), Regina Austin Jan 2000

"Bad For Business": Contextual Analysis, Race Discrimination, And Fast Food, 34 J. Marshall L. Rev. 207 (2000), Regina Austin

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Race Consciousness: Can Thick, Legal Contextual Analysis Assist Poor, Low-Status Workers Overcome Discriminatory Hurdles In The Fast Food Industry? A Reply To Regina Austin, 34 J. Marshall L. Rev. 245 (2000), Reginald Leamon Robinson Jan 2000

Race Consciousness: Can Thick, Legal Contextual Analysis Assist Poor, Low-Status Workers Overcome Discriminatory Hurdles In The Fast Food Industry? A Reply To Regina Austin, 34 J. Marshall L. Rev. 245 (2000), Reginald Leamon Robinson

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Every Man Has A Right To Decide His Own Destiny: The Development Of Native Hawaiian Self-Determination As Compared To Self-Determination Of Native Alaskans And The People Of Puerto Rico, 33 J. Marshall L. Rev. 639 (2000), Michael Carroll Jan 2000

Every Man Has A Right To Decide His Own Destiny: The Development Of Native Hawaiian Self-Determination As Compared To Self-Determination Of Native Alaskans And The People Of Puerto Rico, 33 J. Marshall L. Rev. 639 (2000), Michael Carroll

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Perpetuation Of Segregation: Toward A New Historical And Legal Interpretation Of Redlining Under The Fair Housing Act, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 617 (1999), Charles L. Nier Iii Jan 1999

Perpetuation Of Segregation: Toward A New Historical And Legal Interpretation Of Redlining Under The Fair Housing Act, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 617 (1999), Charles L. Nier Iii

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The Death Penalty And The Decline Of Liberalism, 30 J. Marshall L. Rev. 321 (1997), John R. Macarthur Jan 1997

The Death Penalty And The Decline Of Liberalism, 30 J. Marshall L. Rev. 321 (1997), John R. Macarthur

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Desegregating The Adoptive Family: In Support Of The Adoption Antidiscrimination Act Of 1955, 30 J. Marshall L. Rev. 593 (1997), Rebecca Varan Jan 1997

Desegregating The Adoptive Family: In Support Of The Adoption Antidiscrimination Act Of 1955, 30 J. Marshall L. Rev. 593 (1997), Rebecca Varan

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United States, Puerto Rico, And The Territorial Incorporation Doctrine: Reaching A Century Of Constitutional Authoritarianism, 31 J. Marshall L. Rev. 55 (1997), Gabriel A. Terrasa Jan 1997

United States, Puerto Rico, And The Territorial Incorporation Doctrine: Reaching A Century Of Constitutional Authoritarianism, 31 J. Marshall L. Rev. 55 (1997), Gabriel A. Terrasa

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Race-Based Jury Nullification: Case-In-Chief, 30 J. Marshall L. Rev. 911 (1997), Paul D. Butler Jan 1997

Race-Based Jury Nullification: Case-In-Chief, 30 J. Marshall L. Rev. 911 (1997), Paul D. Butler

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A Gospel Of Law, 30 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1039 (1997), Kevin L. Hopkins Jan 1997

A Gospel Of Law, 30 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1039 (1997), Kevin L. Hopkins

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Historical Perspectives On Fair Housing, 29 J. Marshall L. Rev. 315 (1996), Julian Bond Jan 1996

Historical Perspectives On Fair Housing, 29 J. Marshall L. Rev. 315 (1996), Julian Bond

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Regulatory Sins Versus Market Legacies: A Short Reply To Mr. Leech, 29 J. Marshall L. Rev. 617 (1996), Richard A. Epstein Jan 1996

Regulatory Sins Versus Market Legacies: A Short Reply To Mr. Leech, 29 J. Marshall L. Rev. 617 (1996), Richard A. Epstein

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Legalizing Employment Discrimination: A Foolish And Dangerous Policy, 29 J. Marshall L. Rev. 587 (1996), Michael J. Leech Jan 1996

Legalizing Employment Discrimination: A Foolish And Dangerous Policy, 29 J. Marshall L. Rev. 587 (1996), Michael J. Leech

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Civil Rights In The Islamic Constitutional Tradition: Shared Ideals And Divergent Regimes, 25 J. Marshall L. Rev. 267 (1992), Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na' Im Jan 1992

Civil Rights In The Islamic Constitutional Tradition: Shared Ideals And Divergent Regimes, 25 J. Marshall L. Rev. 267 (1992), Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na' Im

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Affirmative Action: A Divided Supreme Court, 22 J. Marshall L. Rev. 99 (1988), Arthur J. Marinelli Jan 1988

Affirmative Action: A Divided Supreme Court, 22 J. Marshall L. Rev. 99 (1988), Arthur J. Marinelli

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