by Elizabeth Berenguer, Lucy Jewel, and Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb1 Elizabeth Berenguer, Associate Professor of Law, Stetson University College of Law; Lucy Jewel, Professor of Law and Director of Legal Writing, University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Law; Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb, Professor of Law UIC John Marshall Law School. We collectively thank the Lat Crit and Class Crit organizations for their continued support of our scholarship and for providing a platform to study and critique the traditions, systems, and apparatuses that perpetuate inequality and injustice.
by Elizabeth M. Iglesias1 Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law. Thanks to my dean, colleague and friend, University of Miami School of Law, Dean Tony Varona, for his unwavering support and inexhaustible enthusiasm; the editors of Harvard Latinx Law Review for your thoughtful edits; the organizers of the 2019 LatCrit Biennial Conference for taking up the cause of the dispossessed majority; Barbara Cuadras for unfailing success securing any and every book requested. I am profoundly grateful to my spouse Madeleine M. Plasencia for friendship, love and endurance.
by Steven A. Ramirez1Abner J. Mikva Professor of Law and Director of the Business Law Center at Loyola University Chicago. John Dehn, Michael Kaufman, Mary Ramirez, Barry Sullivan and Neil Williams each provided helpful comments and insights that improved this article. This article also benefited from comments at the LatCrit conference held at Georgia State School of Law in October of 2019. Adrian Gonzalez Cerrillo provided outstanding research assistance. All errors are mine. I welcome comments regarding this article via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
by Julie Preciado1Willamette University College of Law J.D., 2020, and incoming associate at Barran Liebman, LLP in Portland, Oregon. The idea for this paper came from my many years serving the LEP community in Oregon as a language interpreter and case manager before entering the legal profession. I presented this paper at the 2019 Biennial LatCrit Conference as a LatCrit Student Scholar. I would like to thank Professor Gil Carrasco for encouraging me to publish this paper, Professor Steven Bender for his insight on finalizing drafts, and my daughter for her patience and support.
by Steven W. Bender1Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Planning and Strategic Initiatives, Seattle University School of Law. I want to express my gratitude to Frank Valdes and Jennifer Hill for the thousands of hours they invested in the textbook project presented at the 2019 LatCrit conference at Georgia State School of Law, as well as to all those who labored on earlier drafts, outlines, or ideas of this project, including long-time LatCrit community members, most of them former or current board members: Sumi Cho, Christine Zuni-Cruz, Margaret Montoya, Athena Mutua, Ibrahim Gassama, Carmen Gonzalez, Marc Tizoc-Gonzalez, Gil Gott, Tayyab Mahmud, Ileana Porras, Charles Pouncy, and Sheila Velez Martinez. I would also like to thank Frank Valdes for reading and commenting on a draft of this afterword