Trina Grillo and I trained together as mediators, met together as law teachers, commiserated together as women and civil rights activists, and laughed and cried together as friends. I shall miss her wise counsel, her sensible judgment, her measured indignation, her gentleness and her razor sharp perceptions about the world, across, through and with her gender, race, class, and human identities. I shall miss her words, her presence, her body, her corporeal essence, but she will always be with me and my students in her spirit and through her contributions to our work. In this Essay I want to reflect on some of what Trina gave me over the years in the hope that her contributions will continue to be heard, considered and listened to.
81 Minn. L. Rev. 1413
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Menkel-Meadow, Carrie, "What Trina Taught Me: Reflections on Mediation, Inequality, Teaching and Life" (1997). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 1763.