In the last decade virtually every state’s prison system witnessed population growth of unprecedented proportions-we will defer the definition of “overcrowding” to our authors and panelists. Yet we remain aware that a limited amount of physical space, correctional staff and both tangible and intangible services are being allocated to a consistently increasing number of prisoners.
DOJ guidance for mentally impaired detainees in immigration removal proceedings should be amended to provide counsel at earlier signs of incompetence.
Mandatory arbitration for guestworkers, a uniquely vulnerable group, will result in class inequality and worse conditions for all workers.
Voting rights advocates should explore section 11(b) of the Voting Rights Act as a vehicle to combat voter intimidation.
A transgender student's expression of her gender identity, including through the use of gender consistent bathrooms, is First Amendment protected speech,