The Columbia Journal of Race and Law announces the release of Volume 5, Issue 2

This issue includes the following Notes:

Bars to Education: The Use of Criminal History Information in College Admissions, by Rebecca R. Ramaswamy. The author received a J.D. in 2015 from Columbia Law School and a B.A. in 2009 from Vassar College.

 

The Shrouded Borderland Between Preemption and Discrimination: A Framework for the Analysis of City Ordinances that Require Proof of Citizenship or Legal Residency as a Condition to Rent a Dwelling Place, by Carlo E. Zayas Morales. The author is a Litigation Associate at Pietrantoni, Méndez & Álvarez LLC.  He received an LL.M. in 2014 from Columbia Law School, a J.D. in 2010 from the University of Puerto Rico Law School and a B.A. in 2007 from the University of Puerto Rico.

This issue includes the following Articles:

Cherokee Freed Men and the Color of Belonging, by Lolita Buckner Inniss. The author is a Professor of Law, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University. She received a Ph.D and  LL.M. with Distinction from Osgoode Hall, York University, a J. D. from University of California, Los Angeles and an A.B. from Princeton University.

 

A Critique of the Motivations Behind Negative Action Against Asian Americans In U.S. Universities: The Model Victims, by Shawn Ho. The author is a Legal Service Officer in Singapore. He received an LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law and an LL.M. from Cambridge University. He also received an LL.B. with Honors from the National University of Singapore.