Law and Race
Professor Torres explores the idea of "racial literacy " by working through a series of examples where being able to "read" race mattered. Reading race correctly helped policy makers and advocates understand the real problem and helped craft solutions that were generally beneficial by addressing structural defects not just individual bad actors.
Torres, Gerald, ""We Are on the Move"" (2010). Cornell Law Faculty Publications. 1347.
Published in: Lewis & Clark Law Review, vol. 14, no. 1 (Spring 2010).