A holistic view of a trial, including the inclusion of individual experience, social context, and legal prcess, improves the quality and effectivness of case law.
- Ho New World: Raced and Gendered Insult as Ersatz Carnival and the Corruption of Freedom of Expression Norms, A
- Circulos De Paz and the Promise of Peace: Restorative Justice Meets Intimate Violence
- Three Kinds of Power: Exploring the Trial Experience through the Lost Narratives of Its Participants
- Popcorn Lung Case Study: A Recipe for Regulation, The
In Depth Reading
Volume 33 Issue 1
Elites appropriate counter-discourses, e.g. gangata rap idioms, to silence and exclude. Use of free speech norms to shield such practices is esp. pernicious.
"Popcorn lung" case study suggests media and litigation can spur regulation but that tort reform may not be adequate to ensure compensation for toxic harms.
Traditional criminal justice approaches to intimate violence often fail victims. Resorative justice programs like Circles of Peace are promising alternatives.
Volume 33 Issue 2
N.Y. state precedent erroneously interpreted common law non-parent standing, limiting ability of non-parents to challenge arbitrary termination of vistiation.
Bounty hunters are under-regulated and escape constitutional and statutory checks due to their status as private actors.
Effective strategies to combat mass incarceration and effectively use alternatives will require community and grassroots organizing for social justice.
Volume 33 Issue 3
Aggressive "broken windows" policing poses significant economic and legitimacy costs for uncertain impact. Using NYC as a case study.
A uniform expressness requirement in speech law may improve notice, but is a poor fit in some categories. Extending it to threats doctrine has benefits and risks.
The abuses and lack of procedural protections in the war on terror are grotesque extensions of the abuses of the domestic legal system and the war on crime.
Volume 33 Issue 4
Future indigent defense suits should build on recent success and consider strategies to access federal forums and organize post-litigation advocacy.
ICE raids of immigrants' homes routinely violate the constitution and ICE's asserted policies. Absent major policy change, home raids should cease.
Existing workplace health and safety standards fail to protect immigrant workers from heightened risk of workplace hazards. First in series of three articles.