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"Colored men" and "hombres aquí" : Hernández v. Texas and the emergence of Mexican-American lawyering

Author: Michael A Olivas
Publisher: Houston, Tex. : Arte Público Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Colored Men" and "Hombres Aqui" commemorates the 50th anniversary of an important but almost forgotten U.S. Supreme Court case, Hernandez v.Texas, 347 US 475 (1954), the major case involving Mexican Americans and jury selection, published just before Brown v Board of Education in the 1954 Supreme Court reporter.
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Named Person: Pete Hernández; Pete Hernández
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Olivas
ISBN: 1558854762 9781558854765
OCLC Number: 64592184
Description: xxii, 373 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : commemorating the 50th anniversary of Hernandez v. Texas / Michael A. Olivas --
Off-white in an age of white supremacy : Mexican elites and the rights of Indians and blacks in nineteenth-century New Mexico / Laura E. Gomez --
Race and colorblindness after Hernandez and Brown / Ian Haney Lopez --
Hernandez v. Texas : legacies of justice and injustice / Kevin R. Johnson --
Mi profundo azul : why Latinos have a right to sing the blues / Juan Francisco Perea --
Over the rainbow : Hernandez v. Texas, Brown v. the Board of Education, and Black v. Brown / Neil Foley --
Some are born white, some achieve whiteness, and some have whiteness thrust upon them : Mexican Americans and the politics of racial classification in the federal judiciary bureaucracy, twenty-five years after Hernandez v. Texas / Steven Harmon Wilson --
Peremptory challenges : lessons from Hernandez v. Texas / Clare Sheridan --
The non-discrimination ideal of Hernandez v. Texas confronts a "culture" of discrimination : the amazing story of Miller-El v. Texas / Sandra Guerra Thompson --
Hernandez at fifty, a personal history / James de Anda --
Hernandez v. Texas : a litigation history / Michael A. Olivas.
Responsibility: Michael A. Olivas. Ed. ; foreword by Mark Tushnet.

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"Colored Men" and "Hombres Aqui" commemorates the 50th anniversary of an important but almost forgotten U.S. Supreme Court case, Hernandez v.Texas, 347 US 475 (1954), the major case involving Mexican Americans and jury selection, published just before Brown v Board of Education in the 1954 Supreme Court reporter.

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