The Viral Injustice of HIV Criminalization
Scholar argues that HIV criminalization laws should be replaced with public health policies.
Criminalizing Pregnancy Loss
Laws that impose criminal penalties for pregnancy loss regulate the conduct of pregnant people.
Should Regulatory Violations Ever Be Criminal Offenses?
Scholar argues that delegation of criminal authority is less dangerous to the public than critics claim.
Police Departments Adopt Automated DNA Testing
Rapid DNA technology expands law enforcement’s ability to test samples, but also raises privacy concerns.
Sex Workers Fight for Safe Conditions After Being Taken Offline
A new law targets online sex trafficking, but critics worry about the consequences for sex workers’ safety.
Who Gets to Define the Crime?
A case challenging sex offender registration could revive the long-slumbering nondelegation doctrine.
How Global Anti-Corruption Enforcement Grew
Scholars argue changing global attitudes and U.S. legal culture have impacted white-collar prosecutions.
The Case for Regulating After Harms Occur
Scholar argues that society is best off when regulators punish violations after the fact.
The Need for a Trauma-Informed Approach to Female Incarceration
Given the growing number of female prisoners, our incarceration system needs to focus more on women’s needs.
The Troubling Issues Regarding Police Use of Force
As the debate surrounding police force continues, new practices can address this pressing issue.
Reviewing Police Use of Force Through Root Cause Analysis
More agencies are embracing a new kind of review focused on preventing future errors, rather than placing blame.
The Future of Police Reform Under the Trump Administration
Insights gleaned from past federal enforcement efforts can inform future locally driven improvements.