LatinX Communities, Race, and the Criminal Justice System: Setting the Context

3/22/2019; 67 minutes

Panel explores how Latinx communities perceive the criminal justice system and provides a general overview of what we know and don't know about Latinx incarceration. The panel also explores the content and consequences of Latinx racialization (including the prevalence of negative racial stereotypes) and the various ways in which U.S. immigration law and policy punishes and criminalizes migrants. Moderator: Laura Gomez, UCLA School of Law. Panelists: Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, University of Delaware; Victoria Plaut, Berkeley Law; Celina Romano, Berkeley Law; Kelly Lytle Hernandez, UCLA.

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