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Law as a Eurocentric Enterprise

  title={Law as a Eurocentric Enterprise},
  author={Kenneth B. Nunn},
  journal={Law and Inequality},
  • K. Nunn
  • Published 1997
  • Sociology
  • Law and Inequality

-129-Necrocapitalism and U.S. Imperialism: The Gulf War, Hurricane Katrina, Palestine, Gentrification, and Police Violence

. U.S. American law has been responsible for slavery and genocide through the use of imperial forces such as the military and policing since the beginning of the formation of this nation. In this

Not All Your Neighbors Are Free: Community Building with Incarcerated Folks in San Luis Obispo

The American criminal justice system is rooted in white supremacist ideology that is predicated on the murder, displacement, exploitation, and marginalization of people of color. Scholars and

Uncovering the Blind Eye of Lady Justice Through the Minds of Power

Uncovering the Blind Eye of Lady Justice Through the Minds of Power. (May 2012) Candice LaShell Hill, B.S., The University of Central Missouri Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Joe Feagin This thesis

Tearing at the Seams of (In)visibility: Anti-counterfeiting, Harper's Bazaar, and the Project of Neocolonization

This essay examines the role of the fashion industry in shaping democracy, citizenship, and human rights ideals in the United States. Using Harper’s Bazaar’s “Fakes are Never in Fashion”

Hall Pass: DACA recipients’ experiences “passing” in higher education

ABSTRACT Undocumented students face numerous hardships in their pursuit of higher education. Those who are part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program experience some improved

Reframing Corporate Subjectivity: Systemic Inequality and the Company at the Intersection of Race, Gender and Poverty

Abstract In this paper I use South Africa as a reference point to discuss the company as a juristic person and its relationship to natural persons through the concepts of subjectivity and personhood.

Personal Bankruptcy and Race: When the Public-Private Welfare State is Predatory

This article argues that personal bankruptcy is part of a “dual state,” that simultaneously provides welfare to some while being predatory to others. Viewed from within the tradition of the

Radical affirmative action: a call to address hegemonic racialized themes in U.S. higher education race-conscious admissions legal discourse

Abstract Anti-affirmative action legal discourse about U.S. higher education within selective institutions race-conscious admissions encompasses co-opted civil rights aims for racial equity in

Customary International Law: A Third World Perspective

  • B. Chimni
  • Economics
    American Journal of International Law
  • 2018
Abstract The article offers an alternative account of the evolution, formation, and function of customary international law (CIL) from a third world perspective. It argues that there is an intimate

Fraternal Twins: Critical Race Theory and Systemic Racism Theory as Analytic and Activist Tools for College Sport Reform

As critical race-based epistemologies rooted in the Black radical intellectual tradition of scholars and activists such as Frederick Douglass, David Walker, W.E.B DuBois, Ida B. Wells, Anna Julia



CONFRONTING AUTHORITY 3-8 (1994) (describing racism at Harvard Law School)

    Lawyer Told to Remove African Kente Cloth for Jury Trial

    • WASH. POST

    describing racist aggressions against the author)

    • 1993

    The Black Law Student: A Problem of Fidelities


    Much has been written about the intensely racist atmosphere of the American law school

    • 1976

    Most states use some form of electoral process to select or retain judges

      323 the topic of race is considered only incidentally in most courses). 254. Id. at 74. 255. This criticism of the law school curriculum is long standing

      • explaining how the law school curriculum centers on traditional subjects such as corporate and tax law, and how
      • 1970

      On Being a Gorilla in Your Midst, or the Life of One Blackwoman in the Legal Academy

        She reports: Students whose identities are formed, at least partially, through their connection to the African American community may feel that law school challenges their very selves

        • They may feel excluded from participating in African American community activities, and thus from being African American