Welcome to the Thurgood Marshall School of Law Gender, Race and Justice Law Journal website (“Journal”), the online publication of the Journal. The Journal governed by these Terms of Use, as they may be amended, from time to time (“Terms”). BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS.

Ownership: The Journal is owned and operated by the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University. The contents and design of these pages are protected by U.S. copyright laws. Provided you retain any and all copyright and trademark notices as well as any authorship credits, you are welcome to download and share with a limited number of others any material on the Journal, with the exception of photographs or media incorporated into the website, for your own personal, scholarly and professional, but not commercial use. You may not engage in large-scale transmission or systematic reproduction or distribution for use in group sessions, including classes, nor may you include any material in any product to be offered for sale. You may make any use of material on the Journal to the extent allowed by principles of fair use. If you would like broader rights, you need to first get permission from the Journal. All intellectual property rights not expressly granted here are reserved.

Moderated Content: To ensure the value of the Journal as a home for cutting-edge, reflective and contemporary legal analysis, the Journal does not agree to post all submissions and reserves the right to shorten or otherwise edit the submissions we decide to post.

License Terms: By submitting content for publication, you irrevocably grant to the Journal, throughout the world, without financial or other obligation to you: (a) the perpetual nonexclusive right in any medium to print, publish, display, transmit, and archive your submission, in whole or in part, and to allow others to link to it and (b) the exclusive right to license it, in whole or in part, commercially or noncommercially as part of all or selections from the Journal, for the full term of copyright.

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No Endorsement: Unless specifically stated to the contrary, the Journal does not endorse any of the views, analysis or opinions presented in the Journal, including from submissions specifically solicited by the Editors. You agree not to rely on any posted information as legal advice or a legal opinion.

Link to other Web Sites: The Journal may include links to other websites. The Journal has no control over the contents or operation of any third-party websites and recommends that you familiarize yourself with the terms and conditions, including the privacy policy, of any website you access through a link from the Journal.

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Notice of Infringing Materials: If you believe that any materials posted on the Journal by others infringe on the copyrights of another party, please send a written notice in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act describing the infringement to our designated agent at the following address:

Attention: Executive Editor
Gender, Race, and Justice Law Journal
Thurgood Marshall School of Law
3100 Cleburne Street, Suite 101B
Houston, Texas 77004

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  • Identification of the allegedly infringing material on the Journal  and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate such material on our site;
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  • A representation that the information in the notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Modification and Termination: The Journal reserves the right to amend these Terms of Use and to terminate your rights to submit material to and/or access and use material from the Journal . Termination shall not eliminate any previous grant or representation made by you nor any obligation or liability incurred by you, all of which shall survive.

Privacy Policy: Use of the Journal  is also governed by the Privacy Policy Statement contained on our site.

If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use the Journal.

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Gender, Race, and Justice Law Journal
Thurgood Marshall School of Law
3100 Cleburne Street, Suite 101B
Houston, Texas 77004