Beyond the Symbolic Black and White: The New Challenges of a Diverse Democracy, 53 How. L.J. 807 (2010). FULLTEXT
Burning Shoes and the Spirit World: The Charade of Neutrality, 44 Harv. C.R.–C.L. L. Rev. 313 (2009). FULLTEXT
Difficult Decisions During Wartime: A Letter from a Non–Alien in an Internment Camp to a Friend Back Home, 54 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 1301 (2004). FULLTEXT
Who Gets In? The Quest for Diversity After Grutter, 52 Buff. L. Rev. 531 (2004) (with Athena D. Mutua, Sheldon Zedeck, Charles E. Daye, Margaret E. Montoya & David L. Chambers). FULLTEXT
The Arrival of Asian Americans: An Agenda for Legal Scholarship, 10 Asian L.J. 1 (May 2003). FULLTEXT
The Best "Chink" Food: Dog Eating and the Dilemma of Diversity, 2 Gastronomica 38 (2002). URL
Where are You Really From? Asian Americans and the Perpetual Foreigner Syndrome, 6 C.R. J. 14 (2002). HEINURL
Profiling Principle: The Prosecution of Wen Ho Lee and the Defense of Asian Americans, 7 Asian Pac. Am. L.J. 52 (2001) (reprinted inAsian American Politics: Law, Participation, and Policy 297 (Don T. Nakanishi & James S. Lai eds., Rowman & Littlefield 2003)). FULLTEXT
The Profiling of Threat Versus the Threat of Profiling, 7 Mich. J. Race & L. 135 (2001). FULLTEXT
Robert Lee Carter: Continuing the Struggle for Civil Rights, 27 Hum. Rts. 16 (Fall 2000). FULLTEXT
A New Thinking about Affirmative Action, 26 Hum. Rts. 19 (Summer 1999). FULLTEXT
Beyond the Model Minority Myth: Why Asian Americans Support Affirmative Action, 53 Guild Prac. 35 (Winter 1996) (with Theodore Hsien Wang) (reprinted inThe Affirmative Action Debate 191 (George Curry ed. 1996)). FULLTEXT
Changing America: Three Arguments About Asian Americans and the Law, 45 Am. U. L. Rev. 811 (1996) (reprinted in 4 Asian L.J. 202 (1997)). FULLTEXT
Race Law and Justice: The Rehnquist Court and the American Dilemma, 45 Am. U. L. Rev. 567 (1996) (panel discussion). FULLTEXT
The Evolution of Race in the Law: The Supreme Court Moves from Approving Internment of Japanese Americans to Disapproving Affirmative Action for African Americans, 1 Mich. J. Race & L. 165 (1996) (with Reggie Oh) (reprinted in 4 Asian L.J. 198 (1997)). FULLTEXT
The Limits of Borders: A Moderate Proposal for Immigration Reform, 7 Stan. L. & Pol'y Rev. 35 (1996). FULLTEXT
Neither Black Nor White: Asian Americans and Affirmative Action, 15 B.C. Third World L.J. 225 (1995). FULLTEXT
Chapters In Books
From the "Perpetual Foreigner" to the "Model Minority" to the New Transnational Elite: The Residential Segregation of Asian AmericansThe Fight for Fair Housing: Causes, Consequences, and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act 133 (Gregory D. Squires ed., Routledge 2017). AMAZON
The Wheel of Justice: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Death of the Motor City, inAsian America: A Primary Source Reader 286 (Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, K. Scott Wong, and Jason Oliver Chang eds., Yale Univ. Press 2017). AMAZON
Foreword toAsian Americans in Michigan: Voices from the Midwest ix (Sook Wilkinson and Victor Jew eds., Wayne State University Press 2015). CATALOG
Foreword toWing Young Huie, Looking for Asian America: An Ethnocentric Tour, at ix (Univ. of Minnesota Press 2007). AMAZON
The Multiracial Classification Can Be Detrimental, inMultiracial America: Opposing Viewpoints 37 (Eleanor Stanford ed., Greenhaven Press 2006). AMAZON
Foreword toBlacks and Asians: Crossings, Conflict and Commonality, at xi (Hazel M. McFerson ed., Carolina Academic Press 2005). AMAZON
Profiling in the Wake of September 11: The Precedent of the Japanese American InternmentCivil Liberties vs. National Security: in a Post-9/11 World 147 (M. Katherine B. Darmer, Robert M. Baird, & Stuart E. Rosenbaum eds., Prometheus Books 2004). CATALOG
People from China Crossing the River: Asian American Political Empowerment and Foreign Influence, inAsian Americans and Politics: Perspectives, Experiences, Prospects 311 (Gordon Chang ed., Stanford Univ. Press 2002) (with Francey Lim Youngberg). AMAZON
Repealing Birthright Citizenship Would Be Unfair, inIllegal Immigration: Opposing Viewpoints 51 (Charles P. Cozic ed., Greenhaven Press 1997). CATALOG
Book Review, 41 Trial 70 (Jan. 2005) (reviewing John S.W. Park, Elusive Citizenship: Immigration, Asian Americans, and the Paradox of Civil Rights (2004)). WL
Book Review, 39 Trial 70 (Sept. 2003) (reviewing Kevin R. Johnson ed., Mixed Race: America and the Law (2003)). WL
The Arrangements of Race, 101 Mich. L. Rev. 2209 (2003) (reviewing Stephen L. Carter, The Emperor of Ocean Park (2002)). HEINWL
New Paradigms of Civil Rights: A Review Essay, 66 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 698 (1998) (reviewing Peter D. Salins, Assimilation, American Style (1997), Dale Maharidge, The Coming White Minority (1996), & Martha Minow, Not Only for Myself (1997)). HEINWL
From Black to White and Back Again, 3 Asian L.J. 185 (1996) (reviewing Ian Fidencio Haney Lopez, White By Law (1996)). HEINWL
Newspaper & Magazine Articles
Climate Change and Rule of Law, Daily Journal, Jan. 3, 2019.
The Perils of Ranking, The Recorder, Apr. 4, 2012. CATALOG
Why Vincent Chin Matters, N.Y. Times, June 22, 2012. URL
Value of Legal Education, The Recorder, Sept. 7, 2011. CATALOG
Brown at 50: Keeping Promises, Black Issues in Higher Education, May 20, 2004, at 49.
Profiling in the Wake of September 11: The Precedent of the Japanese American Internment, Crim. Just., Summer, 2002, at 52 (reprinted inCivil Liberties Vs. National Security in a Post–9/11 World 147 (2004)). LXHEINWL
Settlements: Winning Over Your Own Client, Prac. Litig., Jan., 2001, at 5. HEIN
Getting Down to Cases, Prac. Litig., July, 2000, at 5. HEIN
Goodbye to the Bluebook?, Prac. Litig., Sep., 2000, at 5. HEIN
How to Become a Law Professor, Prac. Law., Sept., 2000, at 15. HEINWL
Promises, Promises, Wash. Post, Jan. 23, 2000.
Revival Time, Wash. Post, Aug. 6, 2000.
Singled Out, Based on Race, Wash. Post, Aug. 30, 2000 (with Theodore Hsien Wang).
The Market Is the Measure, Wash. Post, Oct. 10, 1999.
Winks and Nods Open Plenty of Doors, ABA J., Feb., 1998, at 96. HEIN
The Fallout from Japan-Bashing, Wash. Post, Feb.3, 1992.
...and Others, Wash. Post, Jan. 21, 1991.
On with the Show: It's Wrong to Reduce Each of Us to our Respective Race, Wash. Post, Aug. 18, 1990.
Beyond Self–Interest: Asian Pacific Americans Toward a Community of Justice (UCLA Asian American Studies Center 1996) (with Gabriel Chin, Sumi Cho, & Jerry Kang) (reprinted in 4 UCLA Asian Pac. AM. L.J. 129 (1996)). URL