Scholar shows that regulatory bodies use arrests as informational proxies—but that this use has its costs.
The Biden Administration is expected to withdraw last-minute Trump Administration death penalty regulation.
Study indicates a vital judicial role in overseeing defendants’ reentry following prison.
New risk-forecasting tool reinforces racial disparities and emphasizes future risk in criminal sentencing.
Rapid DNA technology expands law enforcement’s ability to test samples, but also raises privacy concerns.
A new law targets online sex trafficking, but critics worry about the consequences for sex workers’ safety.
A case challenging sex offender registration could revive the long-slumbering nondelegation doctrine.
Triaging serious cases and simplifying criminal procedure could raise significant risks.
Barton and Bibas’s suggestions about misdemeanor would increase charges and harm defendants.
Revamping the regulation of legal services might be a first step toward overhauling criminal justice.
Improving legal representation in criminal cases requires focusing on prosecutors as well as defenders.
Suggested legal system reform could help inmates pursue civil rights claims.