Kicking Off National Arab American Heritage Month 2021

Kicking Off National Arab American Heritage Month 2021

Source: Arab American Institute/Twitter. For Starters Throughout the month of April, the Golden Gate University Race, Gender, Sexuality, & Social Justice Law Journal will focus its lens on lifting up the Arab American community in celebration of National Arab American Heritage Month. More substantive posts will provide insight into how American law and society have both…

More Than a Hashtag: Why We Need to #ProtectBlackWomen in Real Life

More Than a Hashtag: Why We Need to #ProtectBlackWomen in Real Life

The most disrespected person in America is the Black Woman. The most unprotected person in America is the Black Woman. The most neglected person in America is the Black Woman.Malcolm X (1962) Photo by Stewart Munro on Unsplash. INTRODUCTION Social media campaigns will tell you to “Protect Black Women,” but rarely is there a serious…

What “Good” has Come from the “Good Faith” Exception?

What “Good” has Come from the “Good Faith” Exception?

A Wise Justice’s Forewarning Breonna Taylor at a graduation ceremony in Louisville, Kentucky. Source. In 1949, Justice Frank Murphy dissented in the case of Wolf v. Colorado, passionately defending the exclusionary rule. The forward-thinking justice, who was a leading advocate in the fight for racial equality, warned that only by exclusion can we ensure that…

Gregory Hodge on "Working for Racial Equality: Moving from Talk to Action with an Equity Agenda"

Gregory Hodge on "Working for Racial Equality: Moving from Talk to Action with an Equity Agenda"

If, rather than view the video above, you prefer to listen to an audio recording of this event, you can do so at the bottom of this post or via Spotify or Apple Podcasts. On Thursday, February 25, 2021, GGU Presents, the GGU Race & Justice Task Force (RJTF), and the GGU’s Black Law Student…