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Guadalupe Luna on the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

Season 1, Ep. 592

In this episode, Guadalupe Luna, Professor Emerita at the Northern Illinois University College of Law, discusses her article "This Land Belongs to Me: Chicanas, Land Grant Adjudication, and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo," which was published in the Harvard Latino Law Review. Luna begins by describing the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and what it was supposed to accomplish. She explains differences between Mexican and American land law at the time, and how American courts discriminated against Mexican landowners, especially women. And she reflects on the legacy of the treaty today. Luna is on Twitter at @gtluna1.

This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye.

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