VOLUME 26, ISSUE 2, SUMMER 2023
Planning, Executing, and Documenting the 2022 Inaugural Graciela Oliva ́rez Latinas in the Legal Academy (“GO LILA”) Workshop – A Chair’s Account and Introduction
– Maritza I. Reyes 1 Maritza I. Reyes is a Professor of Law at Florida A&M University College of Law. She received an LL.M. from Harvard Law School and a J.D. summa cum laude from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law.
– Leticia M. Diaz 2 Leticia M. Diaz is Dean and Professor of Law at Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law. She obtained a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Rutgers University in 1988, and received her J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law in 1994. She is presently a member of the New Jersey and Florida Bars.
– Raquel E. Aldana 3 Raquel E. Aldana is a Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law at UC Davis School of Law. , Emile Loza de Siles 4 Emile Loza de Siles is an Assistant Professor of Law at University of Hawai’i at Maˆnoa William S. Richardson School of Law. , Solangel Maldonado 5 Solangel Maldonado is an Associate Dean for Faculty Research & Development and Eleanor Bontecou Professor of Law at Seton Hall University School of Law. , & Rachel F. Moran 6 Rachel F. Moran is a Distinguished and Chancellor’s Professor of Law at UC Irvine School of Law.
VOLUME 26, ISSUE 1, SPRING 2023
Unpacking the Accomplishments of Drug Prohibitionism: An Alternative View of Plan Colombia’s Results on Violence
– Joaquín Vélez-Navarro 7 Joaquín Vélez-Navarro is an S.J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. He received his LL.M. from Columbia Law School and his LL.B. from Universidad de los Andes. He is also Assistant Professor of Jurisprudence and Public Law at the Universidad de los Andes
in Bogota, Colombia.
Critical Remembering: Amplifying, Analyzing, and Understanding the Legacy of Anti-Mexican Violence in the United States
– René Reyes 8 René Reyes is an Associate Professor at Suffolk University Law School. He received his A.B. at Harvard College and went on to Harvard Law School where he obtained his J.D.
– Juan Palacio Moreno 9 Juan Palacio Moreno obtained his B.A. and M.A. at Lehigh University in 2016 and 2017 respectively. He then went on to Harvard Law School where he graduated with a J.D. in 2022.
– Regina Margarita Castillo 10 Regina Margarita Castillo studied at Texas A&M University and graduated in 2019. She then went on to pursue her J.D. at Harvard Law School where she graduated in 2023.
– Lisa J. Pino 11 Lisa J. Pino is an attorney, public service executive, and former Obama and Biden political appointee who holds fifteen years of legal, program, policy, and management experience across public health, civil rights, immigration, food insecurity, agriculture, and equity fields. Most recently, she served in the Biden-Harris administration as the Director of Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and on Biden’s Agency Review team for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Prior to the Biden administration, she was appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo as the New York State Department of Health’s Executive Deputy Commissioner during the COVID-19 public health emergency. As the agency’s #2 official, she served 19.5 million New Yorkers, conducting over 7 million vaccinations at 15.2 million doses, administering 100,000-314,000 COVID-19 tests per day, hiring 6,000 contact tracers, and donating over 1 million PPE sources.