Latinos and American law : landmark Supreme Court cases / Carlos R. Soltero
- Soltero, Carlos R., 1969-
- Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2006.
- 1st ed.
- Physical Description:
- x, 239 pages ; 23 cm
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- Botiller v. Dominguez (1889), Mexican land grants, and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo -- Balzac v. Porto [sic] Rico (1922), the insular cases (1901) and Puerto Rico's status in the American legal system -- Hernandez v. Texas (1954) and the exclusion of Mexican-Americans from grand juries -- Katzenbach v. Morgan (1966) and voting rights of Puerto Ricans with limited english proficiency -- Miranda v. Arizona (1966) and the rights of the criminally accused -- San Antonio ISD v. Rodriguez (1973) and the search for equality in school funding -- Espinoza v. Farah Mfg. Co. (1973) and "national origin" discrimination in employment -- United States v. Brignoni-Ponce (1975), law and order on the border -- Plyler v. Doe (1982) and educating children of illegal aliens -- INS v. Cardoza-Fonseca (1987), refugees, and political asylum -- U.S. v. Verdugo-Urquidez (1990) and limits to the applicability of the Bill of Rights geographically and as to only "the people" -- Hernandez v. New York (1991) and the exclusion of bilingual jurors -- Johnson v. Degrandy (1994), Cuban-Americans, and voting rights in the American legal system -- Alexander v. Sandoval (2001), title VI, and the court's refusal to consider the validity of English-only laws or rules.
- 029271310X (cl. : alk. paper)
0292714114 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-222) and index.
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