By Rita Samaan Associate Editor, Vol. 22 In the wake of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to block President Trump’s Executive Order 13769 (“Executive Order”), the President vowed to issue “a new executive action . . . that will comprehensively protect our country.” The President’s officials have disclosed their intent to advocate more […]
Upcoming Event: So I Wanted to Work for the Federal Government… and then Trump Got Elected. What Now?
The Michigan Journal of Race & Law will be hosting a panel with professors to discuss options for students who are interested in working for the federal government but who have reservations or concerns as a result of the current political climate. Featuring Professors Bagenstos, Katz, Uhlmann and Schlanger as well as Melanie Macey and […]
Imposition of Identity: Trump’s Immigration Order and the Racialization of Islam
By Asma Husain Associate Editor, Vol. 22 On January 27 of this year, newly-inaugurated President Trump issued an executive order temporarily immigration from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen pending a report from the Department of Homeland Security, to be completed within thirty days of the order’s date. Despite singling out only Muslim-majority countries, […]
Civil Rights Enforcement in the Trump Era
By Ali Boyd Associate Editor, Vol. 22 Online Publications Editor, Vol. 23 In the wake of President Trump’s recent inauguration, millions of people across the world came out in protest of his rhetoric and policy agenda. The day after the inauguration, the Women’s March on Washington and sister-marches around the world demonstrated a widespread fear shared by millions […]