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Texas Hispanic Journal of Law & Policy
Tex. Hisp. J.L. & Pol'y ISSN:1547-4887
727 East Dean Keeton Street Ste 4.134A
Austin, Texas 78705 U.S.A. // // Contribute to the Journal // // Pay Student Dues Online
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Tables of Contents

  • Volume 19:1, Spring 2013 [TOC]

  • Volume 18:1, Spring 2012 [TOC]

  • Volume 17:1, Spring 2011 [TOC]

  • Volume 16:1, Spring 2010 [TOC]

  • Volume 15:1, Spring 2009 [TOC]

  • Volume 14:1, Spring 2008 [TOC]

  • Volume 13:1, Spring 2007 [TOC]

  • Volume 12:1, Spring 2006 [TOC]

  • Volume 11:1, Fall 2005 [TOC]

  • Volume 10:1, Fall 2004 [TOC]

  • Volume 9:1, Fall 2003 [TOC]

  • Volume 8:1, Spring 2002 [TOC]

  • Volume 7:1, Fall 2001 [TOC]

  • Volume 6:1, Summer 2001 [TOC]

  • Volume 5:1, 2001 [TOC]

  • Volume 4:1, 1998 [TOC]

  • Volume 3:1, 1997 [TOC] (published together)
  • Volume 2:1, 1996 [TOC]

  • Volume 1:1, 1994 [TOC]
The Texas Hispanic Journal of Law & Policy is pleased to announce the opportunity to order Volumes 19 and 20 and the upcoming Volume 21:1 (2014-2015). The Journal seeks to advance legal scholarship through feature articles, essays, book reviews, and student notes relevant to a national and international audience of legal scholars and practitioners.

Our latest issues have inspired the academic community to recognize the importance of Latino legal representation.

Volume 19
Table of Contents may be found here, [TOC].

Volume 18
Table of Contents may be found here, [TOC].

Volume 17
Table of Contents may be found here, [TOC].

Volume 16
Volume 16 addresses a variety of topics related to Latino legal scholarship. In Volume 16, an article entitled “Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk of Racial Profiling: A Study of Automobile Checkpoint Law in Three Nations”, by Robert H. Chaires, Emmanual Barthe, and Susan A. Lentz focuses on racial profiling in automobile checkpoints across three countries and the implications in criminal procedure.
Another article, entitled “Relitigating Plessy in the 21st Century: Separate and Unequal Education in California”, by Armen H. Mergian discusses the continuing existence of segregation in California and its negative effects on schoolchildren.
“ELL Education in Arizona: Unconstitutional Segregation or Just Inappropriate?”, by Jasmine Wightman finishes the volume as its student note.

Volume 15
Volume 15's Latino Focus profile is entitled, “In Recognition of Pablo Javier Almaguer: Branch Manager & Team Manager, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.”
The issue contains three articles: “Rethinking Equality: National Identity and Language Rights in the United States”, written by Tamar Brandes; “Am I my Brother's Keeper?: Immigration Law Reform and the Liberty that is America (A Legal, Theological and Ethical Observation on the Debate of Allowing Immigration Amnesty)”, written by Rev. Craig Kyle Hemphill, Esq.; “Racial Profiling: Who is the Executioner and Does He Have a Face?”, by Michal Tamir.
The issue also contains a Note, “Tierra Sin Dueños: The Effect of Cuba's Foreign Investment Scheme on United States' Certified Property Claims”, written by Megan Elizabeth Haas.

Volume 14
Volume 14 contains a profile of Nina Perales, Southwest Regional Counsel, MALDEF.
The Volume also contains an article by Luz E. Nagle, asking whether criminal gangs in Latin America are the next great threat to regional security and stability. A Spanish article with English translation by Glenda Labadie-Jackson illustrates the dynamics of commercial surrogacy agreements within the Latina community. The Volume concludes with a note by Hayden O'Bryne exploring how recent municipal ordinances prohibiting undocumented aliens from renting housing are incompatible with the federal immigration scheme and are preempted by federal law.

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Volume 13 contains a Latino Focus recognizing Eduardo Roberto Rodriguez, named Best Defense Lawyer in South Texas in 1998 by Texas Lawyer as well as a note by Daniel Aaron Rochmes, “Blinded by the White: Latino School Desegregation and the Insidious Allure of Whiteness”, and an article by Roger Enriquez and John W. Clark, III entitled, “The Social Psychology of Peremptory Challenges: An Examination of Latino Jurors”.

Volume 12 includes a Latino Focus on Dean Susana Aleman, the first Mexican American to hold the post of Assistant Dean for Student Affairs for The University of Texas School of Law where she has overseen the graduation of 21 classes including over 10,000 law students. Click here for the entire V.12 Table of Contents.

Volume 11 contains papers from the Journal's 2004 symposium of the 1954 case Hernandez v. Texas, which extended civil rights towards Latinos. The focus piece honors the late Judge Reynaldo G. Garza, written by Michael Brammer Knisely, a law clerk to Judge Garza from 2002-2003.
There is also a policy piece entitled, “Dual Sources of Influence on Latino Political Identity: Mexico's Dual Nationality Policy and the DREAM Act”.

Volume 10 contains a focus piece on Pablo Escamilla, co- founder of Escamilla & Poneck, Inc.

Also, the following essays and articles:
  • An essay entitled, “Law School Diversity as a Compelling State Interest: Justice O'Connor's Application of Strict Scrutiny and the Promise of the U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling in Grutter v. Bollinger”, written by James B. Johnston, Esq.
  • “Affirmative Action Revived: What is the Future for Law Schools”, by Robert Pallitto & Shelli Soto.
  • “Pedagogy on Teaching Race & Law: Beyond 'Talk Show' Discussions”, by Frank Rene Lopez.
  • “Border Controls, Public Policy, Immigration, and Trade with Mexico”, by Thomas M. Fullerton, Jr. and Richard L. Sprinkle.
  • “Agricultural Guestworker Programs in the United States”, by Alice J. Baker.
  • “A Fair Day's Pay: The Problem of Unpaid Workers in Central Texas”, written by Julien Ross, 2003 Masters of Public Affairs graduate from the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin.
Volume 9 addresses the future of the special relationship between the US and Mexico after September 11, contains the transcript of the National Council of La Raza Conference in Miami Beach, and includes excellent students notes, a profile of Norma Cantu by State Representative Pete Gallego, as well as much more.

Volume 8 addresses access issues: 9/11 and what it has meant for Mexico's hopes for increased Mexican immigrant access to American labor markets, the Grutter v. Bollinger college and law school affirmative action case making its way to the Supreme Court, and the Central American issue of indigenous communities and deciding who is “indigenous” for purposes of receiving government protection and support.

Volume 7 includes a refreshing array of angles on Latino issues-from a profile of how Raul Yzaguirre became the head of the National Council of La Raza, to the poetry of migrant children in Yakima, WA; from panels on domestic violence, crime, and race relations from this summer's NCLR Conference, to an article on pay disparities in professional baseball. The student note addresses garment workers in Los Angeles County.

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