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News Posted on April 11, 2014

Dean Johnson Speaks at Yale Law Conference

On April 5, Dean Kevin R. Johnson spoke via Skype at Yale Law School's 2014 Critical Race Theory Conference: "Re-Envisioning Race in a ‘Post-Racial' Era: New Approaches in Critical Race Theory."

Dean Johnson presented his paper, "The Beginning of the End: The Immigration Act of 1965 and the Emergence of the Modern U.S./Mexico Border State," as part of a panel discussion entitled "Looking to the Bottom: CRT and Immigrants' Rights." Other panelists included  Professor César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández of Capital University Law School (and crImmigration.com), Professor Stephen Lee of UC Irvine School of Law, and Loreli Salas, Legal Director of Make the Road New York.

Dean Johnson spoke via Skype so that he could remain in Davis to attend the Admitted Students Open House and Neumiller Competition at King Hall.

Kevin R. Johnson is Dean and Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o studies at UC Davis School of Law. He is an internationally recognized scholar in the fields of immigration law and policy, refugee law, and civil rights.

Yale Law School 2014 CRT Conference