Michael A. Olivas

University of Houston Law Center

William B. Bates Distinguished Chair in Law and Director, Institute for Higher Education Law and Governance

4604 Calhoun Road

Houston, TX 77204-6060

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

The Political Economy of the Dream Act and the Legislative Process: A Case Study of Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Wayne Law Review, 2010, U of Houston Law Center No. 2010-A-6
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 17 Feb 2010
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 1,647 (9,738)

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Immigration, Legislation, Congress, Higher Education, Residency

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Dreams Deferred: Deferred Action, Prosecutorial Discretion, and the Vexing Case(s) of DREAM Act Students

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 21, 2012, U of Houston Law Center No. 2012-A-12
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 11 Jun 2012
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 481 (57,092)

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DREAM Act, prosecutorial discretion, deferred action, undocumented college students

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Case C- 34/09 Ruiz Zambrano: A Respectful Rejoinder

U of Houston Law Center No. 1989900
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
Michael A. Olivas and Dimitry Kochenov
University of Houston Law Center and University of Groningen - Faculty of Law
Downloads 277 (107,928)

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Market citizenship, EU citizenship, “Return” Directive 2008/115/EC, 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, European Convention on Nationality, Asylum, Refugees

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Immigration Related State Statutes and Local Ordinances: Preemption, Prejudice, and the Proper Role for Enforcement

University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2007, U of Houston Law Center No. 2007-A-52
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 266 (112,554)

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Immigration, Local Ordinances, State Ordinances, Immigrants, Preemption

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Hernandez V. Texas, a Litigation History

Colored Men and Hombres Aqui, Hernandez v. Texas and the Emergence of Mexican American Lawyering, pp. 209-222, 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Jan 2008
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 236 (127,284)

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Latinos, Equal Protection, jury selection, criminal law

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Undocumented College Students and Financial Aid: A Technical Note

Review of Higher Education, Vol. 32, p. 407, 2009, U of Houston Law Center No. 2009-A-14
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Apr 2009
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 221 (135,747)

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Immigration, Higher education, Financial assistance, Taxation, Colleges

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58,000 Minutes: An Essay on Law Majors and Emerging Proposals for the Third Year of Law Study

45 McGeorge Law Review 1-17 (2014), U of Houston Law Center No. 2013-A-14
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Oct 2013
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 205 (145,774)

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Legal Education, Legal Specialization, Law School Calendars

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Plyler’s Legacy: Immigration and Higher Education in the 21st Century

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2011, No. 2, p. 261, 2011, U of Houston Law Center No. 2012-A-4
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Jan 2012
Michael A. Olivas and Kristine L. Bowman
University of Houston Law Center and Michigan State University College of Law
Downloads 182 (162,627)

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Immigrant education, Residency requirements, Postsecondary education, College tuition, Undocumented immigrant students, Undocumented college students

9.

Lawmakers Gone Wild? College Residency and the Response to Professor Kobach

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Houston Law Center No. 2007-A-51
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Nov 2007
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 138 (205,580)

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Immigration, Public Benefits, College, Residency

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The Growing Role of Immigration Law in Universal Higher Education: Case Studies of the United States and the EU

Oxford Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies [OxCHEPS], Occasional Paper No. 48, 2013, U of Houston Law Center No. 2013-A-13
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Sep 2013
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 104 (253,788)

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immigration, higher education, residency requirements, comparative admission policies, EU

11.

Ask Not for Whom the Law School Bell Tolls: Professor Tamanaha, Failing Law Schools, and (Mis)Diagnosing the Problem

Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 41, 2013, U of Houston Law Center No. 2013-A-3
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 100 (260,676)

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legal education

12.

Wm M Bill of Rights J Postscript

U of Houston Law Center No. 2012-W-3
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Sep 2012
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 100 (260,676)

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DREAM Act, prosecutorial discretion, deferred action, undocumented college students

13.

Within You Without You: Undocumented Lawyers, DACA, and Occupational Licensing

Valparaiso University Law Review, Vol. 52, U of Houston Law Center No. 2017-A-16
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 07 Jul 2017
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 89 (280,970)

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Review Essay – The Arc of Triumph and the Agony of Defeat: Mexican Americans and the Law

Journal of Legal Education, Forthcoming, U of Houston Law Center No. 2010-A-18
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Aug 2010
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 79 (302,120)

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Mexican Americans, civil rights, legal history, immigration, education, desegregation

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Reflections on Academic Merit Badges and Becoming an Eagle Scout

Houston Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Dec 2007
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 79 (302,120)

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Faculty, Racial Discrimination, Colleges, Higher Education

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Brown and the Desegregative Ideal: Higher Education, Location, and Racial College Identity

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 2, 2005, U of Houston Law Center, No. 2007-A-53
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 68 (328,763)

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Colleges, Higher Education, Desegregation, Residence

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From a 'Legal Organization of Militants' into a 'Law Firm for the Latino Community': MALDEF and the Purposive Cases of Keyes, Rodriguez, and Plyler

90 Denver University Law Review 1151 (2013), U of Houston Law Center No. 2013-A-12
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Sep 2013
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 47 (391,728)

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litigation, education finance, school desegregation, undocumented students, purposive organizations

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Who Gets to Control Civil Rights Case Management? An Essay on Purposive Organizations and Litigation Agenda-Building

2015 Mich. St. L. Rev. __ (Forthcoming), U of Houston Law Center No. 2015-A-23
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Dec 2015
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 38 (424,912)

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civil rights, voting rights, education, immigration, SCOTUS litigation

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In Response to Rafael I. Pardo's the Undue Hardship Thicket: On Access to Justice, Procedural Noncompliance, and Pollutive Litigation in Bankruptcy

66 Florida Law Review Forum 72 (2015) , U of Houston Law Center No. 2015-A-14
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2015
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 36 (432,985)

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The Law and Higher Education (Table of Contents)

(Carolina Academic Press 2015), Tulane Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Jun 2017
Amy Gajda and Michael A. Olivas
Tulane University - Law School and University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 25 (484,374)

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higher education, academic freedom, affirmative action

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State College Savings and Prepaid Tuition Plans: A Reappraisal and Review

Journal of Law and Education, Vol. 32, p. 475, 2003
Posted: 11 Mar 2004
Michael A. Olivas
University of Houston Law Center

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