SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 12:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Session 097: PAPERS IN THE ROUND: Race, Ethnicity, and the Law
Room: Vanderbilt Suite

Sponsor: Law and Society

Organizer: Katherine A. Durante, Nevada State College

Roundtable #1 Title: PAPERS IN THE ROUND: Race, Ethnicity, and the Law

Presider: Katherine A. Durante, Nevada State College


“Accruing Whiteness: How People from the Middle East Became White,” Hadi Khoshneviss, Kenyon College

“Land and Liberty: Environmental Rights, Tribal Cultural Rights and Tribal Peripheralization,” Kelly M. Tabbutt, The University of Oklahoma

“Marijuana Legalization, Race, and Drug Arrests: A Pre-test Post-test Analysis,” Katherine A. Durante, Nevada State College

“Polite Politics: How Race, Content, and Strategy Affect Institutional Access,” Paige Ambord, University of Notre Dame

“Till Death Do Us Part: Remembering the Social Structure of Lynching in the United States,” Demar F. Lewis, Yale University

Roundtable #2 Title: PAPERS IN THE ROUND: Law and Legal Issues

Presider & Discussant: Margaret S. Kelley, University of Kansas


“Fear, Victimization, and Protective Gun Ownership among U.S. Adults,” Christopher G. Ellison, University of Texas at San Antonio, Margaret S. Kelley, University of Kansas and Pablo E. Gonzalez, University of Texas at San Antonio

“Interrogating Incrementalism: Regulatory Reform and Perceptions of Law,” Erin M. Evans, San Diego Mesa College

“Investigating the Trajectory of Networked Movements through a Case Study of #LetUsSurvive and the Anti-FOSTA/SESTA Campaign,” Emily Coombes, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

“Legal Injustice in Child Sexual Abuse Cases Involving Native Americans: Statutorial and Procedural Impediments in the Transition from Federal Paternalism to Tribal Self Determination,” Paul D. Steele, Native American Children's Alliance