Lolita Buckner Inniss, A.B., J.D., LLM, PhD
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 Title: Professor
 Dept: Law
 Office: LB 165
 Phone: 216-687-2311
 Email: L.BUCKNER-INNISS@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. LB 165, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
race,property law, women and the law, Canadian law, law and literature,law and film, gender,critical discourse analysis, legal geography, visual regulatory norms, legal history, slavery, memory
 
Education:
A.B., Princeton University
J.D., University of California at Los Angeles
LL.M., Osgoode Hall, York University
Ph.D., Osgoode Hall, York University
 
Brief Bio:
Dr. Inniss teaches in the areas of property, criminal law, comparative equality jurisprudence and law in literature and film.  Her current major research project is a book in progress titled THE PRINCETON FUGITIVE SLAVE: JAMES COLLINS JOHNSON, which is socio-legal account of race, gender, slavery and the law at Princeton University. Dr. Inniss is also a chambers leader for the FEMINIST INTERNATIONAL JUDGMENTS book project. Her research addresses the geographic, historic and visual norms of law, especially in the context of race and gender.  She holds a PhD and an LLM with Distinction from Osgoode Hall, York University, a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an A.B. from Princeton University.

SELECTED RECENT SCHOLARSHIP (SEE THE "PUBLICATIONS" LINK ABOVE FOR A FULLER LIST)

In Progress
--THE PRINCETON FUGITIVE SLAVE: JAMES COLLINS JOHNSON
--"Aboriginal Women and Property: A Feminist Re-writing of Kell v. Canada," with Jessie Hohmann and Enzamaria Tramontina in FEMINIST INTERNATIONAL JUDGMENTS, Troy Lavers, Loveday Hodson, editors

Published
--From Space-Off to Represented Space: Hill's Reimagining Equality, 28 BERKELEY JOURNAL OF GENDER, LAW AND JUSTICE 138 (2013).

--"Other Spaces" in Legal Pedagogy, 28 HARVARD JOURNAL OF RACIAL AND ETHNIC JUSTICE (Formerly HARVARD BLACKLETTER LAW JOURNAL) 67 (2012)

--Bridging the Great Divide: A Response to Linda Greenhouse and Reva B. Siegel's Before (and After) Roe v. Wade: New Questions About Backlash, 89 WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW  963 (2012)

--James Collins Johnson and the Princeton Fugitive Slave Case, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Evelyn Higginbotham, editors, AFRICAN AMERICAN NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY (Oxford University Press: 2012)

--Archibald Campbell "Spader" Seruby, The Peanut King, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Evelyn Higginbotham, editors, AFRICAN AMERICAN NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY (Oxford University Press: 2012)

--Lea VanderVelde's Mrs. Dred Scot, 24 CANADIAN JOURNAL OF WOMEN AND THE LAW (2012) (with Kim Brooks, Sonia Lawrence, Emily Grabham and Maneesha  Deckha)

--Review Essay, Reasoning from Race: Feminism, Law, and the Civil Rights Revolution, TEXAS LAW REVIEW DICTA (2011), http://www.texaslrev.com/sites/default/files/Inniss.pdf
 
Honors and Awards:
--2014-NEW JERSEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PUBLICATION GRANT
--2014-OUTSTANDING SCHOLAR AWARD, LUTIE LYTLE LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP WORKSHOP
--2012-2014 ELIHU ROOT VISITING PROFESSOR OF WOMEN'S STUDIES, HAMILTON COLLEGE
--2012-2013 FRIENDS OF THE PRINCETON LIBRARY RESEARCH AWARD
--2011-2012 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY-CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE FELLOW
--2011 HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, HARVARD UNIVERSITY DOCTORAL WORKSHOP MEMBER, HARVARD INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL LAW & POLICY
--2011 CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP INITIATIVE AWARD
--2010 JOSEPH C. HOSTETLER-BAKER & HOSTETLER CHAIR IN LAW
--2009 CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY PROVOST'S MERIT AWARD