Analyzing affirmative action policies as part of the "political race" movement, focusing on the lawsuits against the University of Michigan as a case study.
- 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
- Closing the Circle: Case v. Nebraska and the Future of Habeas Reform
- Unlimited Innocence: Recognizing an Actual Innocence Exception to AEDPA's Statute of Limitations
- Greasing the Wheel: How the Criminal Justice System Hurts Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered People and Why Hate Crime Laws Won't Save Them
- Capital Punishment as Closure: The Limits of a Victim-Centered Jurisprudence
- Cruel and Unusual Punishment: A Reconsideration of the Lackey Claim
In Depth Reading
Volume 27 Issue 1
Applying the theories of political race and the Miner's Canary to discuss anti-Asian policies and sentiments in the USA.
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.
A poem from the Blackout Arts Collective, exploring themes of movement-building through poetry.
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
Analyzing AEDPA and arguing that perfunctory state opinions in habeas corpus cases should be reviewed de novo rather than deferring to state courts.
Comparative proportionality review protects death penalty defendants' procedural rights and ensures fairness and compliance with the Eighth 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