Roundtable discussion in the Symposium about the speaker's impressions and takeaways from the event (ways to work together and come together).
- Closing the Circle: Case v. Nebraska and the Future of Habeas Reform
- Understanding the Public Health Policies behind Ferguson
- Is the Attorney General the Custodian of An Ins Detainee - Personal Jurisdiction and the Immediate Custodian Rule in Immigration-Related Habeas Actions
- Suspect Choices: Lineup Procedures and the Abdication of Judicial and Prosecutorial Responsibility for Improving the Criminal Justice System
- Capital Punishment as Closure: The Limits of a Victim-Centered Jurisprudence
- Cruel and Unusual Punishment: A Reconsideration of the Lackey Claim
- When the State Is Silent: An Analysis of AEDPA's Adjudication Requirement
- Comparative Proportionality Reviews Reconceptualized: Categorizing Mitigation and Satisfying the Eighth Amendment in the Death Penalty
In Depth Reading
Volume 27 Issue 1
Applying the theories of political race and the Miner's Canary to discuss prison reform and advocate for access to books for incarcerated youth.
Using the theories of political race to understand social movements, and how white organizers can and should defer to people of color within the movement.
Analyzing affirmative action policies as part of the "political race" movement, focusing on the lawsuits against the University of Michigan as a case study.
Volume 27 Issue 4
There needs to be effective state postconviction procedures; looks at Case v. Nebraska and builds upon that principle while offering further suggestions.
The flaws of the public health system played a role in exacerbating legal issues of pregnant women being arrested in hospitals.
AG should be the custodian of immigrants in INS custody (not the warden), and habeas corpus actions should be directed at the AG as the appropriate respondent.
The Court and the prosecution in People v. Franco failed in improving criminal justice system by not adopting lineup reforms.
Volume 27 Issues 2 & 3
Delays associated with capital punishment implicate constitutional issues; article explores a potential basis for it (i.e. Eighth Amendment, Sixth Amendment).
Is AEDPA's statute of limitations constitutional in barring habeas corpus petitions in situations where petitioners can make a "colorable showing" of innocence.
Amici are teachers in New York law schools who have studied the operation of the death penalty for the purpose of teaching the subject, writing about it in scholarly journals, or representing persons accused or convicted of capital crimes. Most
The concept of closure and how it relates to incarcerated individuals, victims, and how it cannot be used to justify the death penalty.