This Article discusses the history of judicial treatment of consent searches and minors and the potential influence of recent Supreme Court decisions related to juveniles.
- One Advocate's Road Map to a Civil Rights Law for the Next half Century: Lessons from the Latino Civil Rights Experience: 2013 Latinos and the Law Lecture, October 22, 2013
- Preventative Law: Interdisciplinary Lessons from Medical-Legal Partnership
- Hope, Illusion and Imagination: The Politics of Parole and Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration
- Thirteenth Amendment and Constitutional Change
In Depth Reading
Volume 38 Issue 1
This article examines laws that police puberty and suggests that adults find more productive ways to grapple with the teen identity formation process.
Children under age seventeen should not be charged in the adult criminal justice system. State legislatures need to establish a bright-line rule of minority.
This article argues that the use of remorselessness to aggravate juvenile sentences is unconstitutional.
Volume 38 Issue 2
This article considers what a rigorous interpretation of "the new individualism" would mean for old age laws.
This article aims to point out that the understanding of freedom in the U.S. legal system is too narrow since it disregards other significant aspects of freedom.
This article will address new efforts by federal agencies to seek compliance relating to Title IX and pregnancy discrimination in educational institutions.
This article reviews research on suggestibility and the capacity of adults to detect lies in children and proposes ways to improve child welfare determinations
Volume 38 Issue 3
This article demonstrates SCOTUS language on standard of review is dictum and argues they should reconsider the dictum.
Practitioners agree that criminal discovery rules have important effects both on how cases develop and on how they get resolved. However, there has been little empirical work done to measure the nature and breadth of these effects. This paper seeks
This argicle argues Brady discovery doctrine has not exemplified the innocence effect as much as expected, proposes explanations, and strategies to mitigate.
Fifty years after Brady v. Maryland, defense attorneys around the United States continue to struggle to get basic information from prosecutors. This is even more of an issue in the ninety-four to ninety-seven percent of criminal cases that are resolved
Volume 38 Issue 4
The author reviews his early years at MALDEF to review how he used impact litigation to achieve wider-reaching impact than he originally understood.
This essay discusses how individual cases can inform systematic change, and the practice of preventative law in the medical-legal partnership realm.
Describes 13th amendment, analyzes major jurisprudence, and proposes ways to use it to address peristing inequality.
This essay argues for viewing incarcerees as part of shared humanity of both incarcerated person and the person to whom harm has been done.