The Columbia Journal of Race and Law announces the release of Volume 7, Issue 1

For Immediate Release – December 7, 2016

The Columbia Journal of Race and Law is excited to announce the publication of Volume 7, Issue 1! To view the pieces in this Issue, click here.

This issue includes the following Articles:

Race, Class, and Religion: Creaming and Cropping in Religious, Ethnic, and Cultural Charter Schools, by Tammy Harel Ben Shahar. The author is a Assistant Professor at the University of Haifa Faculty of Law.

Puerto Rico Before the Supreme Court of the United States: Constitutional Colonialism in Action, by Andrés González Berdecía. The author is an Associate at Sepulvado & Maldonado, PSC. He received his J.D. from the University of Puerto Rico. He also received an LL.M. from Columbia Law School.

This issue includes the following Notes:

Risky Business: Critiquing Pennsylvania’s Actuarial Risk Assessment in Sentencing, by Jessica Corey. The author is a J.D. Candidate at Columbia Law School. She received a B.A. in 2013 from Furman University.

Is the Indian Child Welfare Act Losing Steam? Narrowing Non-Custodial Parental Rights After Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, by Courtney Hodge. The author is a J.D. Candidate at Columbia Law School. She received a B.A. in 2014 from Georgetown University.