Center for Racial and Economic Justice

About the Center for Racial and Economic Justice

The Center for Racial and Economic Justice (CREJ) works to advance equity through legal education, scholarship and collaboration. CREJ enriches UC Hastings Law by providing our intellectual community with access to nationally renowned thinkers on issues of racial and economic inequality and the space to critically examine how the law reinforces subordination.

CREJ’s three primary avenues for achieving its mission are:

1. Reframing conventional doctrinal course instruction by situating cases and jurisprudence within a historical and structural context of racism and inequality;

2. Convening scholars and practitioners to disseminate information and facilitate dialogue on issues of racial and economic injustice; and

3. Coordinating course offerings and other educational opportunities that center critical perspectives of race, identity, and inequity through which UC Hastings students develop a deeper understanding of the complexities of racism and subordination.

Meet the CREJ Faculty and Staff:

Shauna Marshall

The Honorable Raymond L. Sullivan Professor of Law
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Evelyn Rangel-Medina

Visiting Assistant Professor of the Center for Racial and Economic Justice
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Juan Carlos Ibarra

Academic Skills Lecturer and Senior Affiliated Scholar, Center for Racial and Economic Justice
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Angelo Isaac Sandoval

Affiliated Scholar, Center for Racial and Economic Justice
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Brandon L. Greene

Affiliated Scholar, Center for Racial and Economic Justice
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Russell Robinson

Visiting Professor of Law and Wiley Manuel Visiting Scholar, Center for Racial and Economic Justice
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Ming Hsu Chen

Visiting Professor of Law
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Karen Musalo

Professor and Chair in International Law, Director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies
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Christine Natoli

Kazan McClain Partners’ Foundation Clinical Teaching Fellow
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Naomi Roht-Arriaza

Distinguished Professor of Law
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Reuel Schiller

The Honorable Roger J. Traynor Chair and Professor of Law
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Program Information

Upcoming Events

Nov 16

Racism & Predatory “Care” Courts, Disability Law, & Conservatorship Abuse

Use this link to register for the event. The recent Brittany Spears legal battle has thrust into the national spotlight concerns over conservatorship—the judicial appointment…

Online event
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm