Category Archives: Law

BORDER WALL

original to The Matt Gonzalez Reader, November 7, 2016 Luis Pinto’s installation for “Welcome to the Left Coast” exhibition at the Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, May 13, 2016. Curated by Andres Guerrero and Matt Gonzalez. Build the Wall by

BORDER WALL

original to The Matt Gonzalez Reader, November 7, 2016 Luis Pinto’s installation for “Welcome to the Left Coast” exhibition at the Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, May 13, 2016. Curated by Andres Guerrero and Matt Gonzalez. Build the Wall by

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EMINENT DOMAIN

first published in The Argonaut, July 3, 2009 Great Seal of King John attached to Magna Carta, from the British Library A MODEST PROPOSAL TO CONTAIN EMINENT DOMAIN by Matt Gonzalez “[N]or shall private property be taken for public use,

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EMINENT DOMAIN

first published in The Argonaut, July 3, 2009 Great Seal of King John attached to Magna Carta, from the British Library A MODEST PROPOSAL TO CONTAIN EMINENT DOMAIN by Matt Gonzalez “[N]or shall private property be taken for public use,

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FREE SPEECH & THE RIGHT TO SPEAK ANONYMOUSLY

first published in the Davis Enterprise, May 14, 2006 Whitney Leigh THE RIGHT TO SPEAK ANONYMOUSLY IS A CORNERSTONE OF OUR DEMOCRACY by G. Whitney Leigh & Matt Gonzalez DAVIS ENTERPRISE COLUMNIST Bob Dunning recently published a polemic against CAROLE’s

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FREE SPEECH & THE RIGHT TO SPEAK ANONYMOUSLY

first published in the Davis Enterprise, May 14, 2006 Whitney Leigh THE RIGHT TO SPEAK ANONYMOUSLY IS A CORNERSTONE OF OUR DEMOCRACY by G. Whitney Leigh & Matt Gonzalez DAVIS ENTERPRISE COLUMNIST Bob Dunning recently published a polemic against CAROLE’s

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STANLEY TOOKIE WILLIAMS, THE DEATH PENALTY

first published in Mesh Magazine #12, November/December 2005 Stanley “Tookie” Williams, photographer unknown SPARING THE CRIPS FOUNDER by Matt Gonzalez IN 1974 STANLEY “TOOKIE” “WILLIAMS encountered a body builder named Arnold Schwarzenegger outside a Gold’s Gym in Venice Beach who

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STANLEY TOOKIE WILLIAMS, THE DEATH PENALTY

first published in Mesh Magazine #12, November/December 2005 Stanley “Tookie” Williams, photographer unknown SPARING THE CRIPS FOUNDER by Matt Gonzalez IN 1974 STANLEY “TOOKIE” “WILLIAMS encountered a body builder named Arnold Schwarzenegger outside a Gold’s Gym in Venice Beach who

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CORPUS DELICTI RULE

first published in Mesh Magazine #10, July/August 2005 Rex, SF Chronicle photograph by Deanne Fitzmaurice WHERE IS THE BODY? UNDERSTANDING THE CORPUS DELICTI RULE by Matt Gonzalez SAN FRANCISCANS REACTED WITH shock over the death of Nicholas Faibish, a 12-year-old

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CORPUS DELICTI RULE

first published in Mesh Magazine #10, July/August 2005 Rex, SF Chronicle photograph by Deanne Fitzmaurice WHERE IS THE BODY? UNDERSTANDING THE CORPUS DELICTI RULE by Matt Gonzalez SAN FRANCISCANS REACTED WITH shock over the death of Nicholas Faibish, a 12-year-old

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DEPLETED URANIUM

first published in Mesh Magazine #9, May/June 2005 EXISTENTIAL WARFARE: OVERWHELMING OUR OPPONENTS BY KILLING OURSELVES by Matt Gonzalez DEPLETED URANIUM (DU) IS A HIGHLY dense material (2.5 times denser than iron and 1.7 times denser than lead) that, if

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DEPLETED URANIUM

first published in Mesh Magazine #9, May/June 2005 EXISTENTIAL WARFARE: OVERWHELMING OUR OPPONENTS BY KILLING OURSELVES by Matt Gonzalez DEPLETED URANIUM (DU) IS A HIGHLY dense material (2.5 times denser than iron and 1.7 times denser than lead) that, if

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THREE STRIKES LAW

first published in the San Francisco Bay Guardian, March 14, 2005 FREE SANTOS REYES! by Matt Gonzalez IN 1994, THE VOTERS AND STATE Legislature both adopted the “Three Strikes” law in California. Fueled by the abduction and murder of 12

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THREE STRIKES LAW

first published in the San Francisco Bay Guardian, March 14, 2005 FREE SANTOS REYES! by Matt Gonzalez IN 1994, THE VOTERS AND STATE Legislature both adopted the “Three Strikes” law in California. Fueled by the abduction and murder of 12