Georgetown Law Open on Time
The Law Center will open on time, Tuesday, January 27, 2015, but liberal leave is in effect.
All designated emergency employees must report to work on time. All other employees may take unscheduled leave, but should contact their supervisor to discuss the needs of their unit and individual circumstances. Classes will begin at their normal time, unless otherwise noted on the class cancellation line: 202-662-9446 or the class cancellation page. Any changes to this announcement will be communicated through the same channels by 5:00 am on Tuesday morning.
Race and the Law Treatises
Race and Races: Cases and Resources for a Diverse America
Juan F. Perea, Richard Delgado, Angela P. Harris, Jean Stefancic, & Stephanie M. Wildman
This casebook explores the experiences and legal issues of African Americans, American Indians, Latinos, Asian Americans, before turning to race's relationship with "whiteness," equality, voting, education, freedom of expression, gender, family law, popular culture, and crime.
Race Law and American History 1770-1990
This multi-volume set wriitten by multiple scholars addresses separate historical issues in each volume. Volume I is entitled "African Americans and the Law", Volume 2: "Race and Law Before Emancipation". Other volumes look at the Jim Crow decision, integration, right to vote, civil rights and African Americans and the legal profession from an historical perspective. Written in 1992.
Library lacks volume 2.
Race Law: Cases, Commentary and Questions
Michael F. Higginbotham
This text covers race classification, racial prejudices of the judiciary, slavery, the northern and southern approaches to free blacks during the era of slavery, reconstruction, segregation, race conscious remedies to racial inequality. The appendix includes copies of legal documents relating to race such as the Fugitive Slave Acts, the Missouri Compromise, and the Black Code of Mississippi along with a historical timeline.
Race, Racism and American Law
Bell's text discusses the definition of race, the history of racism in America, and race's relationship to constitutional law, education, public facilities, interracial relationships, housing, the justice system, voting, protest, and employment.