University of Pittsburgh

Jasmine B. Gonzales Rose

Assistant Professor of Law

Professor Jasmine Gonzales Rose is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where she served as Editor-In-Chief of the Harvard Latino Law Review and a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.  After law school, she clerked for Judge Damon J. Keith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and Judge Hector M. Laffitte of the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.  She has also worked for a variety of non-profit and governmental organizations on issues of civil and human rights. From 2009-2011, she was a Teaching Fellow at California Western School of Law in San Diego, where she taught Civil Rights Law and Advanced Civil Procedure: Complex Litigation. Professor Gonzales Rose’s research interests lie primarily at the intersection of race, language, citizenship, and lay participation in the legal system.

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • B.A., University of Oregon (magna cum laude)
  • Selected Publications

    Articles:

    • Language Disenfranchisement in Juries: A Call for Constitutional Remediation, 65 Hastings L.J. __ (forthcoming 2014).
    • The Exclusion of Non-English-Speaking Jurors: Remedying a Century of Denial of the Sixth Amendment in the Federal Courts of Puerto Rico, 46 Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review 497 (Aug. 2011).

    Selected Presentations:

    • The Exclusion of Non-English-Speaking Jurors and Promise of Juror Language Accommodation, Center for Race and Social Problems Intergroup Relations Research Advisory Panel, Univ. of Pittsburgh, (Oct. 4, 2012)
    • Panel Presentation, Juror Language Accommodation in Theory and Praxis. Presented at: LatCrit XVI, San Diego, CA, (Oct. 8, 2011).
    • Panel Presentation, Juror Language A ccommodation in Theory and Praxis, Law and Society Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI, (June 8, 2011).
    • Paper: The Exclusion of Non-English-Speaking Jurors: Remedying a Century of Denial of the Sixth Amendment in the Federal Courts of Puerto Rico, LatCrit XV, Denver, CO, (Oct. 9, 2010)
    • Paper: The Exclusion of Non-English-Speaking Jurors: Remedying a Century of Denial of the Sixth Amendment in the Federal Courts of Puerto Rico. Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, (May 28, 2010).  
    • Paper: Sin Negros, Sin Derechos: The Juridical Erasure of Black-Latino Experience in Federal Jury Selection in Puerto Rico. Critical Race Studies Symposium at UCLA School of Law, (Mar. 12, 2010).

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