Mario Barnes

Professor of Law

Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development
Co-Director, Center on Law, Equality and Race
Joint appointment in Law & Criminology, Law & Society
Faculty Affiliate, Center in Law, Society & Culture

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Expertise:

Constitutional law, criminal law, discrimination law, national security

Background:

Professor Barnes writes and teaches in the areas of criminal law, constitutional law, national security law, and race and the law.

Current Courses:

National Security Law

Prior Courses

Evidence, Statutory Analysis,Substantive Criminal Law, National Security Law Seminar, Identity, Crime & Justice, Drug Discovery, Development & Commercialization, Critical Identity Theory, Constitutional Analysis I, Statutory Analysis, Critical Identity Theory & Law Identifying Reading Group, National Security Law, Constitutional Analysis II

Recent Publications

  • “Judging Opportunity Lost: Race-Based Affirmative Action and Equality Jurisprudence After Fisher v. University of Texas,” 62 UCLA L. REV. __ (forthcoming 2014) (with Erwin Chemerinsky and Angela Onwuachi-Willig)
  • “A Tribute to Professor James E. Jones, Jr.: In Honor of an ‘Honor Man,’ ” 2013 WIS. L. REV. 693
  • “The Obama Effect: Specialized Meaning in Anti-Discrimination Law,” 87 IND. L.J. 325 (2012) (with Angela Onwuachi-Willig)
  • “Analyzing Stops, Citations, and Searches in Washington and Beyond,” 35 SEATTLE U. L. REV. 673 (2012) (with Robert S. Chang)
  • Prof. Barnes' Scholarly Papers on SSRN

Recent and Upcoming Events

Recent Honors

  • April 2014: Fellow, American Bar Foundation, Chicago, IL
    Accepted nomination, which is extended to less than 1% of lawyers admitted to practice in each jurisdiction in the United States.