Volume 22 (August 2019)
– Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar1 In 2014, Governor Jerry Brown appointed Justice Cuéllar to the California Supreme Court. As a Justice, he leads the Strategic Plan for Language Access in California Courts (“Language Access Plan”), whose mission is to increase access to courts for non-English speaking individuals. J.D. Yale Law School; M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Stanford; B.A. Harvard College
Truth in Crisis: Critically Re-examining Immigration Rhetoric & Policy Under the Trump Administration
– Scott B. Astrada & Marvin L. Astrada2Scott B. Astrada (J.D., M.B.A, Marquette University; LLM, Georgetown University Law Center; B.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison) teaches at the Georgetown University Law Center. Marvin L. Astrada (Ph.D., M.A., Florida International University; J.D., Rutgers University Law School; M.A., C.A.S., Wesleyan University; B.A., University of Connecticut) teaches in the Politics & History Department at New York University – Washington D.C.
Weathering the Storm: Utilizing Congressional Investigations to Improve National Hurricane Preparedness
-Jennifer Safstrom3Dunn Legal Fellow, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia; Georgetown Law, J.D.; University of Miami, B.A.
The Implications of Environmental Law and Latino Property rights on Modern-Age Border Security: Rejecting a Physical Border and Embracing a Virtual Wall
– Kevin Hernandez4J.D. Candidate at Texas A&M University School of Law, 2019
Not A Matter of If, But “When”: Expanding the Immigration Caging Machine Regardless of Nielsen [Winner of the 2019 Irving Oberman Memorial Prize: Law and Social Change]
– Felipe Hernandez5J.D. Candidate at Harvard Law School, 2020