Category Archives: Caveat

A Human Rights Framework to Address Racial Inequalities Undermining Health in the U.S.

NICOLLETTE LEVI* 75 U. Mia. L. Rev. Caveat 180 (2020). PDF Version “I’ve never experienced anything in my life where my social media timeline looks like an obituary,” said Tara Liberty Smith from Detroit, Michigan, in April 2020. “You cannot scroll [through social media] . . . [without] knowing someone who has been attacked by the virus or who […]

Critical Theory: A Transactional Skills Argument

MICHAEL BAILEY* 75 U. Mia. L. Rev. Caveat 161 (2020). PDF Version The politicization of critical race theory distorts the legitimate legal skill-building capacity produced by one of the legal profession’s most valuable intellectual contributions to social justice.[1] Due, in part, to this politicization, the public and even some legal professionals misunderstand the value of critical […]

Shifting the Goal Post: Antiracism and the Business of College Sports in a Post-COVID-19 World

JORDAN R. RHODES* 75 U. Mia. L. Rev. Caveat 136 (2020). PDF Version After the killing of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd, we witnessed global protests and calls for national racial justice reform. In the aftermath of this response, dozens of companies and institutions published their promises to combat racial inequity and advocate for […]

Challenging Racial Injustice in the Criminalization of Homelessness in the United States: a Human Rights Approach

DAVID BERRIS,* JOSEPH CANDELARIA,** TAMAR EZER,*** LILY FONTENOT**** & JESSICA SANTOS***** 75 U. Mia. L. Rev. Caveat 116 (2020). PDF Version The criminalization of homelessness in the United States perpetuates a cycle of racial injustice and violates fundamental human rights. Longstanding discrimination in housing and law enforcement have resulted in disproportionate homelessness among Black Americans. […]