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Donald M. Jones

Donald M. Jones
Professor of Law
J.D. 1976, New York University

Telephone: 305-284-6314   |   Office: G474
E-mail: djones@law.miami.edu
Publications & Presentations



Publications

Fear Of A Hip- Hop Planet: America’s New Dilemma (Greenwood Press 2013).

Plessy's Ghost: Croson, Grutter and the End of the Second Reconstruction, Pepp. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2008).

Been in the Storm So Long: Katrina, Reparations and the original Understanding of the Equal Protection Clause, in Hurricane Katrina: America's Unnatural Disaster (2008).

When Victory Masks Retreat: The LSAT, Constitutional Dualism, and the End of Diversity, 80 St. John's L. Rev. 1 (2006).

Race, Sex, and Suspicion: The Myth Of The Black Male (2005).

"We Must Be Hunters of Meaning": Race, Metaphor, and the Models of Steven Winter, 67 Brook. L. Rev. 1071 (2002).

We're All Stuck Here for a While: Law and the Social Construction of the Black Male, 24 J. Contemp. L. 35 (1998).

Darkness Made Visible: Law, Metaphor and the Racial Self, in Looking Behind The Mirror: Critical White Studies 66 (Delgado and Stefancic eds., 1997) originally printed at 82 Geo. L. R. 437 (1993).

The Curse of Ham, in Looking Behind The Mirror: Critical White Studies 255 (Delgado and Stefancic eds., 1997).

No Time for Trumpets: Title VII, Equality, and the Fin de Siecle, 92 Mich. L. Rev. 2311 (1994) excerpted at F. Michael Higginbotham, Race Law: Case, Commentary, and Questions 183 (2001) and F. Michael Higginbotham, Race Law: Case, Commentary, and Questions 235 (2d ed. 2005).

Works in Progress

Article: "This Kind Always Gets Away": The Role of Race in the Stand Your Ground Debate, forthcoming University of Miami Law Review, 2014

Book: Dangerous Spaces: Beyond the Racial Profile, (forthcoming 2015)

Presentations as a Featured Author:

“Fear of a Hip Hop Planet: Race and Place in the 21st Century” Panel discussion: Held at University of Miami, November 21, 2014.
Moderator: Professor Charles Ogletree, Esq., Professor at Harvard University; Professor Kenneth Nunn, Professor of Law, University of Florida; Professor Kunal Parker, Professor of Law University of Miami; Professor David Abraham, University of Miami; Professor Osamudia James, University of Miami.

Miami Book Fair, November 24, 2013 - Presented Fear of a Hip Hop Planet: America's New Dilemma

Center for Humanities - Books and Books, Coral Gables

January 21, 2014 - Fear of a Hip Hop Planet: America's New Dilemma, in dialogue with Professor David Ikard , Associate Professor at the Department of English, University of Miami, College of Arts and Sciences.

January 22, 2014 - Fear of a Hip Hop Planet: America's New Dilemma on radio show “Tropics-NPR” nationally syndicated radio show.

IN THE MEDIA

08-01-13
Professor Donald Jones in "Voting rights taking center stage" in The South Florida Times.

07-21-13 and 07-26-13
Professor Donald Jones in "Racial stereotyping, paranoia mockingly on display in trial" and in "What is the Value of a Black Male's Life?" in The South Florida Times.

07-14-13 and 07-15-13
Professor Donald Jones in "Role Of Race In George Zimmerman Trial" on CBS Miami and in "Did The Stand Your Ground Law Have A Role In The Zimmerman" on WLRN.

07-10-13
Professor Donald Jones in "NAACP holds town hall forum on George Zimmerman trial" in The Miami Herald.

07-03-13
Professor Donald Jones in "Fisher v. UT a victory for affirmative action" in The South Florida Times.

AUDIO & VIDEO

Audio iconRace and the Death Penalty, part 1

Audio iconRace and the Death Penalty, part 2

Video iconRace and the Media