We are thrilled to announce a very special MJR&L Symposium, coming in 2016: Innocent Until Proven Poor: Fighting the Criminalization of Poverty. The Volume 21 Executive Editorial Board is hard at work behind the scenes to bring you a rich, timely symposium this February. Under the helm of Vol. 21 Symposium Editor Jessica Gingold, we […]
The Michigan Journal of Race & Law is pleased to announce the Editorial Board for Volume 21: Editor-in-Chief Christianna Kyriacou Managing Editor Rebecca Salley Production Editor Lauren C. Tortorella Executive Articles Editor Peter Calloway Executive Notes Editor Stephanie Marshak Race & Curriculum Editor Britney A. Littles Symposium Editor Jessica Gingold Online Publications Editor Reid T. […]
On Friday, September 19th, the MJR&L 20th Anniversary Symposium hosted alumni, current students, and the public for engaging discussions on the evolution and future of race & law scholarship at the University and beyond. The keynote address was delivered by the esteemed Dr. Mary Frances Berry, and the Law School’s website has a fantastic write-up: Dr. […]
By: Daniela Tagtachian, Associate Editor Vol. 20 On August 27, 2014, the Associate Editors of the Michigan Journal of Race & Law drove out to Detroit to volunteer their time at Arts & Scraps, a nonprofit organization that serves the needs of youth in low-income areas in Detroit. A Bit Of Background Arts & Scraps […]
The website for the MJR&L at 20 Symposium is now live! Check it out for information on speakers, the schedule, and other helpful links. Stay tuned for more on the symposium over the summer and into the fall. MJR&L at 20 Symposium Website
The Michigan Journal of Race & Law is pleased to announce the Editorial Board for its historic Volume 20. Editor-in-Chief Aaron W. Walker Managing Editor Maria Litsakis Production Editor Alexandra Grossbaum Executive Articles Editor Joseph M. Flynn Executive Notes Editor Noha Moustafa Race & Curriculum Editor George M. Barchini Online Publications Editor Andrew M. Goddeeris […]
MJR&L editors attended APALSA‘s 2014 Origins Banquet at the Michigan Union. APALSA’s Annual Origins Banquet is a celebration of Asian Pacific American diversity and culture. In addition to a keynote by a prominent APA speaker, dinner and dancing, Origins features the announcement of the recipients of the APALSA Public Interest Fellowship.
Call for Papers “The Highest Tribute”: The Michigan Journal of Race & Law at Twenty September 19, 2014 University of Michigan Law School Ann Arbor, Michigan “In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.” Writing in 1972 in Furman v. Georgia, Thurgood Marshall set the bar for students and scholars […]
MJR&L worked with Professor Martha Jones to bring NPR’s Michele Norris’ Race Card Project to Michigan Law. The Race Card Project invites participants to share a six-word description of their view of race, ethnicity, and cultural identity written on index cards or online forms in order to foster additional discussions on those topics. MJR&L members advertised […]
MJR&L co-sponsored an event where Khalil Shabazz spoke to students at Michigan Law about his experience in solitary confinement. Read more about Mr. Shabazz’s story here.