Neil Gotanda Lecture

Neil Gotanda Lecture in Asian American Jurisprudence

A pivotal figure in legal academia, Professor Neil Gotanda (Berkeley Law class of '72) is a constitutional law expert and is widely considered the founder of Asian American jurisprudence.

In 2008, AALJ created a lecture series in honor of Professor Gotanda, to be delivered annually by an established or up-and-coming scholar in the field of Asian American jurisprudence with the goal of fostering development of the field at Boalt Hall and across the country.

Past Lectures:
2013: Professor Stephen Lee (UCI Law)
"Can Criminal Justice Address Immigrant Labor Injustice?"

2012: Professor Lisa Ikemoto (Davis Law)
"Asian Identity in the Market: the Role of Race and Gender in Reproductive Tourism"

2011: Professor Rose Cuison Villazor (Hofstra Law)
"Law and Memory: What (Marginalized) Asian American Cases Remind Us
About Citizenship, Race and Identity"
Full article available in Volume 20 (forthcoming Summer 2013)

2010: Professor Muneer Ahmad (Yale Law)
"Resisting Guantanamo: Rights at the Brink of Dehumanization"

2009: Professor Leti Volpp (Berkeley Law)
"The Excesses of Culture: On Asian American Citizenship and Identity"
Full article available in Volume 17 (Summer 2010)

2008: Inaugural Lecture by Professor Neil Gotanda (Western State University College of Law)
"New Directions in Asian American Jurisprudence"
Full article available in Volume 16

Professor Stephen Lee, the 2013 Neil Gotanda Lecturer



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June 2011

Volume 18

Volume 18 was produced during the 2010-2011 school year.

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