A poem from the Blackout Arts Collective, exploring themes of movement-building through poetry.
- Understanding the Public Health Policies behind Ferguson
- Closing the Circle: Case v. Nebraska and the Future of Habeas Reform
- Suspect Choices: Lineup Procedures and the Abdication of Judicial and Prosecutorial Responsibility for Improving the Criminal Justice System
- Is the Attorney General the Custodian of An Ins Detainee - Personal Jurisdiction and the Immediate Custodian Rule in Immigration-Related Habeas Actions
- Amici Curiae Brief of New York Law School Professors in People v. Harris: Constitutionality of the New York Death Penalty Statute under the State Constitution's Cruel and Unusual Punishments and Antidiscrimination Clauses
- When the State Is Silent: An Analysis of AEDPA's Adjudication Requirement
- Capital Punishment as Closure: The Limits of a Victim-Centered Jurisprudence
- Unlimited Innocence: Recognizing an Actual Innocence Exception to AEDPA's Statute of Limitations
In Depth Reading
Volume 27 Issue 1
Explaining a new concept of race and power, called political race, through the metaphor of a miner's canary. This concept links race with social movements.
Analyzing affirmative action policies as part of the "political race" movement, focusing on the lawsuits against the University of Michigan as a case study.
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.
Volume 27 Issue 4
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.
There needs to be effective state postconviction procedures; looks at Case v. Nebraska and builds upon that principle while offering further suggestions.
The Court and the prosecution in People v. Franco failed in improving criminal justice system by not adopting lineup reforms.
The flaws of the public health system played a role in exacerbating legal issues of pregnant women being arrested in hospitals.
Volume 27 Issues 2 & 3
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.
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.