Vinay Harpalani

University of New Mexico School of Law

1117 Stanford, N.E. MSC11 6070

1 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM 87131

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

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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‘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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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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Racial Triangulation, Interest-Convergence, and the Double-Consciousness of Asian Americans

Georgia State University Law Review, Forthcoming, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2021-06
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2021
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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Critical Race Theory, Asian Americans, affirmative action

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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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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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Asian Americans, Racial Stereotypes, and Elite University Admissions

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 102, No. 1, 2022, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2022-04
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 18 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2022
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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Asian Americans, racial stereotypes, affirmative action, negative action, race-conscious university admissions

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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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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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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

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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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Can 'Asians' Truly Be Americans?

Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice (Forthcoming 2021), UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2021-10
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2022
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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Asian Americans, stereotypes, diversity, identity

15.

Civil Rights Law in Living Color

79 Maryland Law Review 881 (2020), UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2019-11
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 08 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2020
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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race, color, civil rights

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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

17.

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 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2021
Shakira D. Pleasant and Vinay Harpalani
University of Illinois Chicago School of Law and 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 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: 38 Posted: 04 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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constitutional law, critical pedagogy

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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 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2020
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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Race, Respectability, Identity

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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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'Trumping' Affirmative Action

66 Villanova Law Review Tolle Lege 1 (2021), UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2020-14
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2021
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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affirmative action, race-conscious university admissions, DOJ

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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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Testing the Limits: Asian Americans and the Debate over Standardized Entrance Exams

73 South Carolina Law Review 759 (2022)
Number of pages: 31
Vinay Harpalani
University of New Mexico School of Law
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Asian Americans, Education, Critical Race Theory