A poem from the Blackout Arts Collective, exploring themes of movement-building through poetry.
- Is the Attorney General the Custodian of An Ins Detainee - Personal Jurisdiction and the Immediate Custodian Rule in Immigration-Related Habeas Actions
- Closing the Circle: Case v. Nebraska and the Future of Habeas Reform
- Understanding the Public Health Policies behind Ferguson
- Suspect Choices: Lineup Procedures and the Abdication of Judicial and Prosecutorial Responsibility for Improving the Criminal Justice System
- Comparative Proportionality Reviews Reconceptualized: Categorizing Mitigation and Satisfying the Eighth Amendment in the Death Penalty
- 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
- 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
In Depth Reading
Volume 27 Issue 1
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.
Roundtable discussion in the Symposium about the speaker's impressions and takeaways from the event (ways to work together and come together).
Applying the theories of political race and the Miner's Canary to discuss prison reform and advocate for access to books for incarcerated youth.
Volume 27 Issue 4
The flaws of the public health system played a role in exacerbating legal issues of pregnant women being arrested in hospitals.
The Court and the prosecution in People v. Franco failed in improving criminal justice system by not adopting lineup reforms.
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.
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.
The concept of closure and how it relates to incarcerated individuals, victims, and how it cannot be used to justify the death penalty.
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 death penalty is an issue that affects the LGBT community and that hate crime legislation is not helpful to advancing the interests of the community.