The Scholar: St. Mary's Law Review on Race and Social Justice

St. Mary’s Law Review on Race & Social Justice seeks to speak on behalf of minorities by reaching out to the larger community, to inform them, to share with them, to educate them, and to grow with them. The goal of The Scholar is to give all minorities a “voice” in the publication of a legal journal on issues affecting all minorities.

Current Issue: Volume 22, Issue 3


No Path to Redemption: Evaluating Texas’s Practice of Sentencing Kids to De Facto Life Without Parole in Adult Prison, by Lindsey Linder & Justin Martinez

Picking the Lock: A Proposal for a Standard Fee Waiver in Texas for Identification Documents, by Gregory Zlotnick


It is Time to Get Back to Basics on the Border, by Donna F. Coltharp


The Never-Ending Grasp of the Prison Walls: Banning the Box on Housing Applications, by Ashley De La Garza

Previous Issue: Volume 22, Issue 2


A Textuary Ray of Hope for LGBTQ+ Workers: Does Title VII Mean What it Says?, by Eduardo Juarez

Lessons Learned, Lessons Offered: Creating a Domestic Violence Drug Court, by Judge Rosie Speedlin Gonzalez & Dr. Stacy Speedlin Gonzalez


Can We Have Our Cake and Eat it Too?: What Masterpiece Cakeshop and Religious Refusals Mean for Texas’s Adoption Bill, by Nadeen Abou-Hossa

Previous Issue: Volume 22, Issue 1


What Recourse do Vulnerable Immigrants Have?: Violations of the VAWA Confidentiality Provisions and the Pursuit of an Even Playing Field, by Trevor S. Gallaway


Divided States of America: Why the Right to Counsel is Imperative for Migrant Children in Removal Proceedings, by Catrina L. Guerrero

Not Your Average Summer Camp: Children in Immigration Detention, by Cindy Izquierdo

America’s Second-Class Children: An Examination of President Trump’s Immigration Policies on Migrant Children and Inquiry on Justice Through the Catholic Perspective, by Gabriel Sáenz

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Current Issue: Volume 22, Number 3 (2020)