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News Posted on December 1, 2017

Professor Pruitt Cited in Los Angeles Times

Professor Lisa R. Pruitt was cited in a Los Angeles Times op-ed concerning the trial of Clive, Ammon, and Ryan Bundy on charges resulting from their violent standoff with Bureau of Land Management officials in Nevada in 2014. The Times cites the work of Professor Pruitt in pointing out some ways in which the law is “urban normative” and undermines the quality of life and access to justice for rural residents.

Lisa R. Pruitt, Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor at UC Davis School of Law, is a scholar whose recent work explores the legal relevance of rural spatiality, including how it inflects dimensions of gender, race, and ethnicity. Pruitt's work also considers rural-urban difference in transnational and international contexts.