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Professor Raquel Aldana, Arizona Fellow, To Receive 2019 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award

June 3, 2019, Fellows in the news

Professor Raquel Aldana, Arizona Fellow and Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Diversity at UC Davis School of Law, is a 2019 recipient of the ABA Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award. The purpose of this award is to celebrate women lawyers who have excelled in their field and have paved the way to success for other women lawyers. Professor Aldana will receive the award at a luncheon during the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California on August 11, 2019.

Professor Aldana is a graduate of Arizona State University (having earned a bachelor's degree in English as well as a bachelor's degree in Spanish) and Harvard Law School. Her scholarship has focused on transitional justice, criminal justice reforms, and sustainable development in Latin America, as well as immigrant rights in the United States. She founded and directed the McGeorge School of Law’s Inter-American Program, which trains bilingual and bicultural lawyers for transnational careers or to work with the growing Latino population in the United States. She is co-editor of From Extraction to Emancipation: Development Reimagined, published by the American Bar Association and Carolina Academic Press. She also serves on the Latin American and Caribbean Council of the ABA’s Rule of Law Initiative, and was recently elected to the Council for Racial and Ethic Diversity in the Educational Pipeline.

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