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Andre' L. Smith

Andre L. Smith (“SmittyBanton”) is the executive director of the Economic Justice Law Review, also an author and founder of the Afrolantican Legal Academy, at  He holds a B.S. in economics from the University of Maryland-College Park, a J.D. from the Howard University School of Law, and an LL.M in taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center. 

Professor Smith has served as a visiting assistant professor at the Pennsylvania State University Law School at Dickinson, an assistant professor at the Florida International University College of Law, an associate professor at the Delaware Law School at Widener, and a visiting associate professor at his alma mater the Howard University School of Law.  He is the author of numerous law review articles and book chapters, on a variety of subjects.  

In 2015, Professor Smith published “Black Tax:  Tax Law and Racial Economic Justice” (Lexington Books).

“Race and Taxes in 21st Century Amerika: How Starve the Beast Tax Policy Created the Black Lives Matter Movement”, will be published in December 2017.

In 2018, Professor Smith intends to publish his third book, “Afrolantican Jurisprudence: Constructive Race Legal Theory”.