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Diversity Readings Related to First-Year Courses


Lisa T. Alexander, Community in Property: Lessons from Tiny Homes Villages, 104 Minn. L. Rev. 385 (2019), SSRN

Regina Austin, Nest Eggs and Stormy Weather: Law, Culture, and Black Women's Lack of Wealth, in Feminism Confronts Homo Economicus: Gender, Law, and Society 131-46 (Martha Albertson Fineman & Terence Dougherty eds., 2005), K349.F453 2005 at Classified Stacks; and 65 U. Cin. L. Rev. 767 (1996), HeinOnline

Derrick Bell,  Racism: A Major Source of Property and Wealth Inequality in America, 34 Ind. L. Rev. 1261 (2001), HeinOnline

Derrick A. Bell, Jr.,  Property Rights in Whiteness: Their Legal Legacy, Their Economic Costs, 33 Vill. L. Rev. 767 (1988),  excerpted in Critical Race Theory: The Cutting Edge 71-79 (Richard Delgado & Jean Stefancic eds., 2d ed. 2000), KF4755.C75 2000 at Classified Stacks, Villanova Law Review Digital Repository.

Steven W. Bender, From Sandoval to Subprime: Excluding Latinos from Property Ownership and Property Casebooks, in Vulnerable Populations and Transformative Law Teaching: A Critical Reader 111-24 (Soc'y of Am. Law Teachers & Golden Gate U. Sch. of L. eds., 2011), KF336 .V85 2011 at Classified Stacks

Scott C. Burris et al., Legal Levers for Health Equity in Housing: A Systems Approach. Center for Public Health Law Research (last revised Dec. 5, 2019). SSRN

Sheryll D. Cashin, Middle-Class Black Suburbs and the State of Integration: A Post-Integrationist Vision for Metropolitan America, 86 Cornell L. Rev. 729 (2001), HeinOnline, SSRN

Cheryl I. Harris,  Whiteness as Property, 106 Harv. L. Rev. 1707 (1993), SSRN, HeinOnline

Paddy Ireland, Property, in Research Handbook on Critical Legal Theory (Milios Christodoulidis et al. ed., 2019) (UW resource)

J. Dee May, Disability Related Law Affecting Real Property, Advocate (Idaho St. B.), Jan. 1999, at 10. HeinOnline.

Elizabeth Mayes, Private Property, the Private Subject, and Women,  in Feminism Confronts Homo Economicus: Gender, Law, and Society 117-30 (Martha Albertson Fineman & Terence Dougherty eds., 2005), K349.F453 2005 at Classified Stacks. 

K-Sue Park, The History Wars and Property Law: Conquest and Slavery as Foundational to the Field, 131 Yale L.J. (forthcoming 2022).

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K-Sue Park, Race and Property Law, in The Oxford Handbook of Race and Law in the United States (Devon Carbado, Khiara Bridges & Emily Houh eds., Oxford University Press forthcoming).[Gtown Law] [SSRN]

John A. Powell, New Property Disaggregated: A Model to Address Employment Discrimination, 24 U.S.F. L. Rev. 363 (1990), HeinOnline, BerkeleyLaw Scholarship Repository

Michael Robertson, Property and Ideology, 8 Can. J. L. & Jurisprudence 275 (1995). HeinOnline

Keith Sealing, Dear Landlord: Please Don't Put a Price on My Soul: Teaching Property Law Students That "Property Rights Serve Human Values", 5 N.Y. City L. Rev. 35-107 (2002), HeinOnline

Vanita Saleema Snow, The Untold Story of the Justice Gap: Integrating Poverty Law into the Law School Curriculum, 37 Pace L. Rev. 642-99 (2017), HeinOnline. Discusses several property topics and cases at 689-98.

Joseph William Singer, Re-Reading Property, 26 New Eng. L. Rev. 711 (1992), HeinOnline

Joan C. Williams, Gender as a Core Value: Teaching Property, 36 Okla. City U. L. Rev. 551-53 (2011), HeinOnline