CJRL Symposium Postponed In Support of Union Strike

The Columbia Journal of Race and Law is postponing our Volume 11 Symposium in support of the Graduate Workers Union (GWU-UAC 2110) historic strike for better treatment by their employer, Columbia University. You can read more about our decision here.

The Columbia Journal of Race and Law Announces Its Volume 11 Symposium

The Columbia Journal of Race and Law is excited to announce its upcoming Volume 11 Symposium, Strengthened Bonds: Abolishing the Child Welfare System and Re-Envisioning Child Well-Being in collaboration with Columbia Law School.  The symposium marks the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking book, Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare by law professor Dorothy RobertsThe event will be held on March 25, 26, and 27, 2021. Please click here for more information, including a detailed description of the program. 

Call for Papers : Volume 11 Symposium Issue

The Columbia Journal of Race and Law invites you to submit a paper for our Symposium Issue. Our Symposium, entitled Strengthened Bonds: Abolishing The Child Welfare System and Re-Envision Child Well-Being, will be held on March 26, 2021. A Symposium Issue will be published shortly thereafter. To find more information and submit, please click here.


CJRL Housing Symposium Great Success

The Columbia Journal of Race and Law held its annual symposium on November 11, 2015. The symposium, “This House is Not a Home: A Discussion on Housing in Minority Communities,” focused on new, cutting-edge thinking about housing affordability and its impact on communities of color.

Recap: Paul Robeson Conference, Spring 2015

The 2015 Paul Robeson Conference (April 10 – April 11) was inspired by Bayard Rustin’s 1965 article From Protest to Politics: The Future of the Civil Rights Movement, one of the seminal texts of the Civil Rights Movement. 

5.1 is Live!

Issue 5.1 of the Columbia Journal of Race & Law is now live! 

CJRL Will Publish Symposium on Economic Injustice in Upcoming Volume

On Friday, November 4, 2011, the Journal hosted its second annual symposium at Columbia Law School’s Jerome Greene Hall.  The event was entitled “Show Me the Money: Race, the Great Recession, and the Challenge of Economic Injustice,” and featured an array of legal scholars who specialize in the intersection of race, class, and ethnicity and economic inequality.