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The State, Parents, Schools, "Culture Wars", and Modern Technologies: Challenges under the U.N. Convention on the Rights of a Child American Journal of Comparative Law Supplement (2014)
This paper focuses on some of the core principles of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child and their application under U.S. state and federal law. While the United States has not ratified ...
Can and Should Human Rights Themes Impact Decision-making in a Law School? Reflections from the U.S. Perspective Faculty Scholarship (2013)
Human rights (HR) issues, which often reveal themselves from a comparative perspective, are not categorized as such in law schools though they lie beneath fundamental structural decisions. Institutional funding and access directly impact educational, social, ...
Offenses Involving Immigration, Naturalization and Passports: Model Sentencing Guidelines 211, 212, 213, 214 Federal Sentencing Reporter (2006)
This article is part of the Model Sentencing Guidelines Working Group's project which is designed to develop a guidelines regime that would simplify the existing federal sentencing guidelines. Among the most frequently used guidelines in ...
Where to Go From Here? The Roberts Court at the Crossroads of Sentencing Federal Sentencing Reporter (2006)
As the Supreme Court has turned federal sentencing upside down in Booker, it has left a host of open questions in the wake of that decision. The outcome of these questions is often difficult to ...
Abusing State Power or Controlling Risk?: Sex Offender Commitment and Sicherungverwahrung Fordham Urban Law Journal (2003)
This article addresses a paradigmatic risk-based collateral sanction, the so-called civil confinement. In contrast to many other collateral sanctions, it does not follow automatically but is judicially imposed following a hearing. In Hendricks v. Kansas ...
First Peoples, First Principles: The Sentencing Commission's Obligation to Reject False Images of Criminal Offenders Iowa Law Review (2002)
Driven by public concern about sex offenses, in recent years Congress has repeatedly enhanced the penalties for federal sex offenders. In doing so, it has responded to the predominant portrayal of sex offenders as inhuman ...