Call for Submissions: Cardozo Journal of Equal Rights and Social Justice Volume 29

Posted by CJERSJ Executive Editor, community karma 55

Volume 29 of the Cardozo Journal of Equal Rights and Social Justice is accepting submissions! We are interested in receiving scholarship year-round. CJERSJ publishes three issues per year with Articles and Notes that cover a variety of legal topics such as employment law, health care, anti-racism, technology policy, human rights, international law, family law, civil rights, and criminal law. We seek well-written and well-researched Articles, on topics that promote intersectional legal scholarship. If you have questions, contact us at

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Charles Lamb, community karma 19305
Dear Articles Editor:

I have a short statistical paper (27 pages, 4 tables, 1 figure, currently with only 19 Bluebook footnotes) called "Race, Ethnicity, and Fair Housing Enforcement: A Regional Analysis." Here is the abstract:

This article systematically compares how federal, state, and local civil rights agencies in the ten standard regions of the United States enforce fair housing law complaints filed by African Americans and Latinos. Specifically, it explores the extent to which regional outcomes at all three levels of government are decided favorably where, between 1989 and 2010, a racial or ethnic violation of the Fair Housing Act of 1968 or the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 is alleged. The results reveal significant variations in outcomes between these groups across the country. Most importantly, the probability of an outcome favorable to the complainant depends on (1) the region in which the complaint is filed, (2) the race or ethnicity of the complainant, and (3) the racial or ethnic composition and the number of complaints filed per capita in the state in which a complaint originates. In general, while complaints filed by Latinos are more likely to receive a favorable outcome than those filed by African Americans, favorability rates for Latinos are more dependent on the region where the complaint is processed than they are for Blacks.

This paper is not your typical law review article. It is short, not larded down with footnotes, and (for the first time) compares civil rights enforcement in the ten standard federal regions. Given that, would you be interested in me submitting it for consideration?


Charles M. Lamb
Research Professor of Political Science
University at Buffalo, SUNY


almost 2 years ago
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