This article examines laws that police puberty and suggests that adults find more productive ways to grapple with the teen identity formation process.
In Depth Reading
Volume 38 Issue 1
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 discusses the history of judicial treatment of consent searches and minors and the potential influence of recent Supreme Court decisions related to juveniles.
This article argues that the use of remorselessness to aggravate juvenile sentences is unconstitutional.
Volume 38 Issue 2
This article will address new efforts by federal agencies to seek compliance relating to Title IX and pregnancy discrimination in educational institutions.
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 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
The fiftieth anniversary of Brady v. Maryland brought attention to what scholars and jurists have been describing for years as an epidemic of Brady violations. In an effort to curb patterns of non-disclosure, stakeholders have convened working groups, courts and
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.
This article seeks to answer the question of whether the practice of withholding victim's funds payment runs contrary to Brady and Giglio.
Volume 38 Issue 4
This essay argues for viewing incarcerees as part of shared humanity of both incarcerated person and the person to whom harm has been done.
The following is an edited and footnoted transcript of the keynote address of the 2013 Review of Law and Social Change Annual Alumni Reception. The lecture was delivered at New York University School of Law on April 17, 2013. Ms.
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.