Please join the Michigan Journal of Race & Law and the Michigan Access Program in welcoming Professor Julie Lawton of the DePaul University College of Law.  Thursday, November 10 @ 11:50am in SH 1225 Professor Lawton will be discussing her article, Am I My Client? Revisited: The Role of Race in Intra-Race Legal Representation. Co-sponsored by BLSA A non-pizza lunch will be provided […]

Please join the Michigan Journal of Race & Law for a presentation by Dr. Heather Ann Thompson of the University of Michigan’s Department of Afro-American and  African Studies, who will discuss her new book about the Attica prison uprising within the context of today’s historic prison strikes.    When: Thursday, October 20 at 11:50pm Where: Hutchins Hall 250   […]

Please join the Michigan Journal of Race & Law this Friday for a discussion of the Supreme Court’s decision in Fisher v. University of Texas. Professor Richard Primus will kick off the hour with a detailed overview of the case and its implications for the future of affirmative action. He will be joined by Professors Andrias and Bagenstos for a panel discussion […]

Congratulations to our new Associate Editors and welcome to the Journal! Michigan Journal of Race & Law: Volume 22 Editor-in-Chief: Emmanuela Jean-Etienne Managing Editor: Saeeda Joseph Charles Managing Executive Editor: Hazel Caldwell-Kuru Production Editor: Amy Luong Executive Articles Editor: Rebeca Ontiveros-Chavez Executive Notes Editor: Raina Bhatt Online Publications Editor: Dana Ziegler Race and Curriculum Editor: Jackie […]

Save the Date! The Michigan Journal of Race & Law  presents a  Student Scholarship Lunch   Come engage with MJR&L members as they present their scholarly contributions to the Journal, focused on civil rights and social justice oriented lawyering for modern times! We’ll hit on implicit racial bias in policing, the school to prison pipeline, […]

Enjoyed MJRL’s symposium: Innocent Until Proven Poor?  Bring your lunch and come debrief and also discuss one of our related articles to soon be released: “Pretextual Sanctions, Contempt, and the Practical Limits of Bearden-Based Debtors’ Prison Litigation” led by Professor Kate Andrias. Want more reading on Poverty and the Criminal System? We’ll also discuss Alec Karakatsanis’s “Policing, Mass Imprisonment, and […]

The Michigan Journal of Race & Law offers its CONGRATULATIONS to the  Volume 22 Executive Editorial Board    Editor-in-Chief Emmanuela Jean-Etienne   Managing Editor Saeeda Joseph-Charles   Managing Executive Editor Hazel Caldwell-Kuru   Executive Notes Editor Raina Bhatt   Executive Articles Editor Rebeca Ontiveros-Chavez   Production Editor Amy Luong   Race & Curriculum Editor Jackie […]

The Michigan Journal of Race & Law offers its CONGRATULATIONS to the  Volume 22 Executive Editorial Board    Editor-in-Chief Emmanuela Jean-Etienne   Managing Editor Saeeda Joseph-Charles   Managing Executive Editor Hazel Caldwell-Kuru   Executive Notes Editor Raina Bhatt   Executive Articles Editor Rebeca Ontiveros-Chavez   Production Editor Amy Luong   Race & Curriculum Editor Jackie […]