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Volume 28

Storytelling and Political Resistance: Remembering Derrick Bell (with a story about tlton Trumbo) Martha Minow Separate, Unequal, and Seeking Support Meera E. Deo Derrick Bell: Godfather Provocateur andre douglas pond cummings  “Other Spaces” in Legal Pedagogy Lolita...

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Volume 27

Racial Reconciliation in Mississippi: An Evaluation of the Proposal to Establish a Mississippi Truth and Reconciliation Commission Patryk Labuda The Griswold 9 and Student Activism for Faculty Diversity at Harvard Law School in the Early 1990s Philip Lee Respecting...

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Volume 25

Beyond the Final Frontier: A “Post-Racial” America? Anniversary Forewords: The Role of the Journal, Then and Now Letter from the Editor in Chief Jay Adejumoke-Jagun Osha From Dred Scott to Barack Obama: The Ebb and Flow of Race Jurisprudence Charles J. Ogletree, Jr...

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Volume 24

Introduction Kevin D. Brown Lessons Learned from Comparing the Application of Constitutional Law and Federal Anti-Discrimination Law to African-Americans in the U.S. and Dalits in India in the Context of Higher Education (Article) Kevin D. Brown and Vinay Sitapati...

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Volume 23

Why Civil Rights Lawyers Should Study Tax Stephen Cohen and Laura Sager Confronting Racists at the Bar: Matthew Hale, Moral Character, and Regulating the Marketplace of Ideas Jason O. Billy The Consistency of Felon Disenfranchisement with Citizenship Theory Jason...

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Volume 22

Why Civil Rights Lawyers Should Study Tax Stephen Cohen and Laura Sager Confronting Racists at the Bar: Matthew Hale, Moral Character, and Regulating the Marketplace of Ideas Jason O. Billy The Consistency of Felon Disenfranchisement with Citizenship Theory Jason...

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Volume 20

50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education Excerpt from All Deliberate Speed: “The Significance of Brown” (see also footnotes) Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. Reparations Symposium Norms, Law, and Reparations: The Case of the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Oklahoma Alfred L....

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Volume 19

Law and Education: Affirmative Action Under Attack The Struggle for Access from Sweatt to Grutter: A History of African American, Latino, and American Indian Law School Admissions, 1950–2000 William C. Kidder Integrating Elite Law Schools and the Legal Profession: A...

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Volume 18

Critical Race Theory: New Strategies for Civil Rights in the New Millennium? Bernie D. Jones, Ph.D. candidate, History Department, University of Virginia The Rhetoric of Resistance: Islamism, Modernity, and Globalization Aliya Haider, J.D. candidate, Harvard Law...

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Call for Content

The Harvard BlackLetter Law Journal is looking for submissions from activists, those who are or have been incarcerated, lawyers, organizers, scholars, and others confronting issues facing Black Communities in the United States. For our next issue, we are accepting submissions until January 15, 2019. The theme of this year’s volume will be the intersection of capitalism and anti-blackness, with the 2018 National Prison Strike serving as a point of entry.