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Foreword: Outsiders Inside the Beltway: Latcrit XIV - Critical Outsider Theory and Praxis in the Policymaking of the New American Regime

26 Pages Posted: 17 Feb 2011  

Anthony E. Varona

American University - Washington College of Law

Date Written: February 15, 2011

Abstract

A substantive foreword to the symposium book for the Fourteenth Annual Latino/Latina Critical Legal Theory Scholarship Conference hosted by the American University Washington College of Law. The foreword includes information about the conference theme, its planning and execution, and includes excerpts from the presentations of a number of prominent plenary and keynote speakers, including Congresswoman Linda Sanchez (D-CA), Caroline Fredrickson (the executive director of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy), Robert Raben (the president of the Raben Group), Jarrett Barrios (the president of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation), Prof. Jenny Rivera (professor of law and director of the Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality at CUNY Law School), Prof. Tanya Kateri Hernandez (the Fifth Annual Jerome McCristal Culp Memorial Lecturer and professor of law at Fordham University), Dean Claudio Grossman (the Raymond I. Geraldson Scholar for International and Humanitarian Law and the Dean of the American U. Washington College of Law); and U.S. District Judge Ricardo Urbina.

Keywords: LatCrit, Latinos, Latinas, Civil Rights, Outsider Jurisprudence, Critical Legal Theory, Economics, Social Justice, Discrimination, Education, Regulation

JEL Classification: J7, K29, K33, L39, L59, P59

Suggested Citation

Varona, Anthony E., Foreword: Outsiders Inside the Beltway: Latcrit XIV - Critical Outsider Theory and Praxis in the Policymaking of the New American Regime (February 15, 2011). American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Vol. 18, pp. 367-392, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1762126

Anthony E. Varona (Contact Author)

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