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Published: 7 years ago

Washington Supreme Court’s Sweeping Call to Fix Racial Bias in Jury Selection

As the Seattle Times reports: Justices on the Washington Supreme Court on Thursday decried what they described as persistent racial bias in jury selection and called for new protections against it, possibly including the abolition of a legal tradition that dates back more than …

Published: 7 years ago

Teacher of the Year?

I just found out I won this year’s USD School of Law “Teacher of the Year” award, a distinction voted on by the student body and bestowed to a single faculty member! I’m not sure I deserve it, but I am incredibly honored and …

Published: 10 years ago

Reviewed on JOTWELL

I’m quite honored that Prof. Ann Bartow took the time to read my “From Facebook to Mug Shot” article and wrote a kind review on JOTWELL, the Journal of Things We Like (Lots). Ann, I hope to meet you some day, as well!

Published: 12 years ago

The Cost of Sounding Black

    When I teach my Race and the Law course, I devote at least a day to the topic of accent discrimination, which I consider one of the most understudied and under-reported phenomena in the United States. ¬†Thankfully, a new paper by University …