Posts filed under ‘Race & The Law’

Camille Nelson’s Piece Aired on WGBH Radio’s All Things Considered

Camille’s piece “The Diversity of Outrage” aired on WGBH Radio’s All Things Considered on 12/12/2014.  To listen to the full piece, go here.

Topics: Faculty in the News; Race & The Law

December 16, 2014 at 8:07 pm Leave a comment

Exploring Civil Society through the Writings of Dr. Seuss

This conference will be hosted by the New York Law School Law Review and the Racial Justice Project at New York Law School.  It will examine aspects of civil society reflected in a selection of Dr. Seuss books, including tolerance, punishment, equality, civil and human rights, land use and property rights, and corporate responsibility, with the help of a cross-disciplinary group of scholars from law, humanities, and philosophy who are recognized leaders in these fields. Each of the panels will address these topics as they relate to a specific Dr. Seuss title.  For more information and to register, go here.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Civil Procedure; Race & The Law; Interdisciplinary; PropertyLaw; Business Law

February 6, 2013 at 12:52 am Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Pursuit of Justice Conference

Gonzaga Law School, the Gonzaga Institute for Hate Studies, and the Washington Task Force on Race and the Criminal Justice System invite submissions for a conference titled, “The Pursuit of Justice: Understanding Hatred, Confronting Intolerance, Eliminating Inequality,” to be held at Gonzaga University School of Law on April 18-20, 2013.

Proposal abstracts are due December 1, 2012 and should be submitted online.  For more information, go here.

Topics: Call for Papers; Conferences and Symposia; Criminal Law; Race & The Law

November 6, 2012 at 11:27 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Race and Social Problems

The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work is accepting submissions for its Race and Social Problems journal. General Call for Papers are accepted on a rolling basis and information can be found here.

Submissions for their first 2013 issue on Race and Health should be submitted here and more information can be found here.

Topics: Calls for Papers, Health Law, Race and the Law

September 13, 2012 at 6:52 pm Leave a comment

Does Race Matter in Educational Diversity? A Legal and Empirical Analysis

This article was just posted to SSRN and is forthcoming in Rutgers Race and the Law Review. Abstract: This article reports The Educational Diversity Project’s findings on two empirical questions: (1) Do students differ by race upon entering law school? (2) Do any differences contribute educational benefits to students, institutions, or society? Extensive quantitative and qualitative empirical data support the finding that a racially diverse law student body provides educational benefits. Many differences students present are associated with diversities of backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, expectations, and outlooks that are related to their race. Diversity fosters richer interactions and positive educational outcomes. Race contributes to the achievement of educational diversity that benefits students, their institution, and society.

Topics: Race & The Law; Legal Education

August 15, 2012 at 7:06 pm Leave a comment

Conference: Implicit Racial Bias Across the Law

The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice is hosting a Book Conference: “Implicit Racial Bias Across the Law,” on June 14, 2012.  The event will be held in Austin Hall, Ames Courtroom at Harvard Law School beginning at 9:00 am.

For more information and to register, go here.

Topics: Conferences and Symposia; Race & The Law

April 17, 2012 at 7:00 pm Leave a comment

Conference: Advancing the Legacy of Mendez and Brown

The National Coalition on School Diversity is hosting a National Conference on School Diversity: “Advancing the Legacy of Mendez and Brown,” at Georgetown University Law Center on May 17, 2012.  Registration can be done online

For questions, please contact Gina Chirchigno at  For more information, go here.

Topics: Conferences and Symposia; Education Law; Race & The Law

April 17, 2012 at 6:52 pm Leave a comment

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