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November 8, 2019

Latest Harvard Law Review SCOTUS issue gives criminal justice its due

As all law geeks know, the November issue of the Harvard Law Review is always devoted to the Supreme Court's prior Term work.  And as all long-time readers know, I have often been disappointed when the November SCOTUS issue does not give considerable attention to the Court's considerable criminal justice work. 

But, providing another exciting sign of the criminal justice times, the latest HLR issue, which is now available online here, gives criminal justice reform its due.  Specifically, the Foreword authored by Dorothy Roberts is titled "Abolition Constitutionalism" and it aspires to provide a "sustained analysis of the relationship between the prison abolition movement and the U.S. Constitution."  And Rachel Barkow has in this issue this lengthy commentary titled "Categorical Mistakes: The Flawed Framework of the Armed Career Criminal Act and Mandatory Minimum Sentencing."

In addition, a handful of OT 2018 SCOTUS criminal cases got case comments in this issue:

I know what extra reading I am looking forward to doing over a holiday weekend!

November 8, 2019 at 04:36 PM | Permalink

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Doug: You are a man of simple needs! Enjoy your reading over the Veterans' Day weekend. Jim Gormley

Posted by: James Gormley | Nov 9, 2019 1:22:20 PM

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