Vinay Harpalani

University of New Mexico School of Law

1117 Stanford, N.E.

Albuquerque, NM 87131

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

DesiCrit: Theorizing the Racial Ambiguity of South Asian Americans

69 NYU Annual Survey of American Law 77 (2013), Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper No. 2013-30
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 13 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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racialization, race, racial ambiguity, South Asian Americans, desis, U.S. v. Thind, Critical Race Theory, CRT, DesiCrit, racial microclimes

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Diversity within Racial Groups and the Constitutionality of Race-Conscious Admissions

15 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 46 (2012), Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper No. 2012-01, Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 12-29
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 19 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2015
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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affirmative action, diversity, higher education, race-conscious, admissions, critical mass, strict scrutiny

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‘Safe Spaces’ and the Educational Benefits of Diversity

13 Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy 117 (2017)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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Safe Spaces, Diversity

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Fisher's Fishing Expedition

15 U. Pa. J. Const. L. Height. Scrutiny 57 (2013) , Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper No. 2013-02
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2015
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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affirmative action, diversity, higher education, university, race-conscious, admissions

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From Roach Powder to Radical Humanism: Professor Derrick Bell's 'Critical' Constitutional Pedagogy

36 Seattle University Law Review xxiii (2013), Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper No. 2013-13
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2013
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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Derrick Bell, constitutional law, law pedagogy, radical humanism, education

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To Be White, Black, or Brown? South Asian Americans and the Race-Color Distinction

14 Washington University Global Studies Law Review 609 (2015)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2018
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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race, color, South Asian Americans

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Narrowly Tailored but Broadly Compelling: Defending Race-Conscious Admissions after Fisher

45 Seton Hall Law Review 761 (2015), Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper No. 2014-06
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 29 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2016
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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affirmative action, diversity, higher education, university, race-conscious, admissions

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The Double-Consciousness of Race-Consciousness and the Bermuda Triangle of University Admissions

17 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 821 (2015)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2015
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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affirmative action, diversity, higher education, university, race-conscious, admissions, Derrick Bell, Critical Race Theory, double consciousness

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Victory is Defeat: The Ironic Consequence of Justice Scalia's Death for Fisher v. University of Texas

164 University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online 155 (2016)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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Affirmative Action, Justice Antonin Scalia, Critical Race Theory

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Ambiguity, Ambivalence, and Awakening: A South Asian Becoming 'Critically' Aware of Race in America

11 Berkeley Journal of African-American Law & Policy 71 (2009), Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2016
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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race, South Asian American, America, racial ambiguity, Critical Race Theory, racial justice

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What Does ‘Acting White’ Really Mean? Racial Identity Formation and Academic Achievement among Black Youth

1(1) Perspectives on Urban Education
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 May 2018
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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Racial Identity, Academic Achievement, Black Students

12.

Brief of Legal Scholars Defending Diversity in Higher Education as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents, Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, et al. (14-981)

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Shakira D. Pleasant and Vinay Harpalani
The John Marshall Law School and University of New Mexico School of Law
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affirmative action, diversity, higher education, university, race-conscious, admissions

13.

Civil Rights Law in Living Color

Maryland Law Review, Forthcoming, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2019-11
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 08 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2020
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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race, color, civil rights

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Note, Maintaining Educational Adequacy in Times of Recession: Judicial Review of State Education Budget Cuts

85 New York University Law Review 258 (2010), Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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education, recession, judicial review, education budget cuts, educational adequacy, remedial compliance

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American Constitution Society for Law and Policy Issue Brief: Defending the Constitutionality of Race-Conscious University Admissions

9 Advance: Journal of ACS Issue Briefs 73 (2015)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2016
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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affirmative action, diversity, higher education, university, race-conscious, admissions

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'Gifted with a Second-Sight': Professor Derrick Bell the Teacher

In G. J. Ladson-Billings & W. F. Tate IV (Eds.), Covenant Keeper: Derrick Bell’s Enduring Education Legacy (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 12 May 2016
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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constitutional law, critical pedagogy

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Counterstereotypic Identity Among High-Achieving Black Students

14(1) Perspectives on Urban Education
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 May 2018
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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achievement, racial stereotypes, identity formation, African American students

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Race-Conscious Admissions, Diversity, and Academic Freedom

Vinay Harpalani, Race-Conscious Admissions, Diversity, and Academic Freedom, 22 UNIV. OF PENN. JOURNAL OF CONSTITUTIONAL LAW ONLINE 101 (2019).
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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Simple Justice or Complex Injustice?: American Racial Dynamics and the Ironies of Brown and Grutter

3(1) Perspectives on Urban Education
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 May 2018
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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'Climbing on the Backs of Others': A Critique of Randall Kennedy and Barack Obama’s Black Respectability Politics

623 Black Commentator (Oct. 1, 2015)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Jun 2020
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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Race, Respectability, Identity