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CRG Graduate Student Staff Publishes Article

Kimia Pakdaman, (MPP 2020) CRG’s Graduate Student Staff member, published the article “Noncitizen Voting Rights in the United States” in the on-campus Berkeley Public Policy Journal. The article can be found here and the full issue can be found...

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IRDP’s Hatem Bazian Featured in The New Yorker

The New Yorker article, “How a Private Israeli Intelligence Firm Spied on Pro-Palestinian Activists in the U.S.” interviews and profiles Hatem Bazian, leader of CRG’s Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project (IRDP). See the article...

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New Volume Co-Edited by CRG Director

CRG director Leti Volpp and CRG affiliated faculty members  Marianne Constable and Bryan Wagner are editors of a new volume just published by Fordham University Press. For many inside and outside the legal academy, the right place to look for law is in constitutions, statutes, and judicial opinions. This book looks for law in the “wrong places”—sites and spaces in which no formal law appears. These may be geographic regions beyond the reach of law, everyday practices ungoverned or ungovernable by law, or works of art that have escaped law’s constraints. This book also looks at conventional sites of...

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TWLF 50th Anniversary Rally

On January 22, 2019 – the first day of instruction this Spring semester – students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community came together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Third World Liberation Front (TWLF) student strikes at UC Berkeley. On the same day in 1969, the Afro-American Students Union (AASU), Asian American Political Alliance (AAPA), Mexican-American Students Confederation (MASC), and Native American Students Union (NASU) came together to initiate their strike under the coalition banner of the TWLF. Guided by the principles of solidarity and self-determination, and rooted in a community-based approach to education, they read their demands for a...

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Keynote at the Annual Meeting

In December 2018, CRG Director Leti Volpp travelled to Australia to deliver a keynote lecture at the Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand, which was a joint event of the Socio-Legal Studies Association of the UK and the Canadian Law and Society Association.   The meeting was hosted by the  at the School of Law at the University of Wollongong....

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