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University of Miami Race & Social Justice Law Review

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About This Journal

The University of Miami Race & Social Justice Law Review, formerly known as The Black Law Review, is a student journal committed to the promotion and publication of scholarly articles that address the legal, social, economic, and psychological issues that affect communities of color.

Current Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2 (2015) Symposium: CONVERGE! Reimagining the Movement to End Gender Violence

Full Issue

Prefatory Matter

Foreword

Keynote

Plenary 1

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Reflections and Analysis (Transcript)
Lavon Morris-Grant, Eesha Pandit, Rosana Araujo, Reina Fernández, and Reyna Gómez

Part I: Reimagining Gender Violence

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Plenary 2—Redefining Gender Violence (Transcript)
Andrea Ritchie, Leigh Goodmark (moderator), Juanita Flores, Julie Goldscheid, and SpearIt

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Panel on Colonization, Culture, and Resistance (Transcript)
Sarah Deer, Zanita Fenton (moderator), Val Kalei Kanuha, and Eesha Pandit

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Panel on Immigrant Rights, Women, and Gender Violence: Structural Violence and Organizing Strategies (Transcript)
María Rodriguez, Donna Coker (moderator), Lis-Marie Alvarado, Beatrice Bianchi Fasani, Ramandeep Kaur Mahal, and Rebecca Sharpless

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Panel on Problematizing Assumptions About Gender Violence (Transcript)
Rashmi Goel, Tamara Lave, Elizabeth MacDowell, and Adele Morrison

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Panel on Intersections of Gender, Economic, Racial, and Indigenous (In) Justice (Transcript)
Margaret Johnson, James Ptacek (moderator), Nicole Matthews, and Hillary Potter

Part II: Reimagining Responses to Gender Violence

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Plenary 3—Harms of Criminalization and Promising Alternatives (Transcript)
Mimi Kim, Donna Coker (moderator), sujatha baliga, and Alisa Bierria

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Panel on Alternatives to the Crime-Centered Approach to Gender Violence (Transcript)
C. Quince Hopkins, Staci Haines, Tiloma Jayasinghe, and Andrew Sta. Ana

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Panel on the Possibilities and Limits of Criminal Justice Reform (Transcript)
Michelle Kaminsky, Leigh Goodmark, Connie Burk, and Sandra S. Park

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Building Towards Transformative Justice at Sakhi for South Asian Women
Soniya Munshi, Bhavana Nancherla, and Tiloma Jayasinghe

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Panel on Sex Trafficking (Transcript)
Aziza Ahmed, Cyra Choudhury (moderator), Sienna Baskin, and Sandy Skelaney

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Panel on the Violence of the Legal System (Transcript)
Joan Meier, James Ptacek (moderator), Angela Diaz-Vidaillet, Alesha Durfee, and Wayne Thomas

Part III: Reimagining Mobilization, Action, and Pedagogy

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Plenary 4—Mobilization (Transcript)
Caroline Bettinger-López, Quanita Toffee (moderator), Terra Slavin, Nan Stoops, and Cindy Wiesner

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Panel on Organizing Campaigns (Transcript)
Cathy Albisa, Kelly Miller (moderator), Ted Bunch, Jodeen Olguín-Tayler, and Lumarie Orozco

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Panel on New Possibilities for Reframing Work to End Gender Based Violence (Transcript)
Marcia Olivo, Monique Hoeflinger (moderator), Neil Irwin, and Jackie Payne

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Panel on Campus and Youth Respond to Gender Violence (Transcript)
Mary Anne Franks, Laura Dunn, Rebecca Wyss, and Jessica Williams

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Panel on Social Justice Pedagogy and Academy/Community Collaboration (Transcript)
Rosa M. Gonzalez-Guarda, Etiony Aldarondo, Ivon Mesa, Natalia Villegas, and Deborah M. Wiessman