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Mary Szto BARRING DIVERSITY? THE AMERICAN BAR EXAM AS INITIATION RITE AND ITS EUGENICS ORIGIN 21 Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal 38 (Spring, 2022) According to the 2020 census, the U.S. population is over 42% minorities, however, only 14% of the legal profession is. In 2020, the first-time bar taker pass rate was 88% for Whites, 80% for Asians, 78% for Native Americans, 76% for Hispanics, and 66% for Blacks. The COVID-19 pandemic has also thrown state bar exams into crisis. Some states... 2022 yes
Darryl K. Brown BATSON v. ARMSTRONG: PROSECUTORIAL BIAS AND THE MISSING EVIDENCE PROBLEM 100 Oregon Law Review 357 (2022) Introduction. 358 I. Where and When are Prosecutors Biased?. 365 A. Evidence Linking Racial Bias and Prosecutorial Discretion. 365 B. Bias in Charges, Dismissals, Plea Bargains and Sentencing. 369 C. Bias in Jury Selection. 374 D. Implications for Equal Protection Litigation. 375 II. Batson v. Armstrong Doctrine. 376 A. Procedural Structure of... 2022  
Maggie Hadley BEHIND THE BLUE WALL OF SILENCE: RACIAL DISPARITIES IN NYPD DISCIPLINE 53 Columbia Human Rights Law Review 663 (Spring, 2022) This Note presents the first contemporary empirical study of racial disparities in New York City Police Department (NYPD) discipline. Historically, the NYPD, like many departments across the country, applied its enormous disciplinary discretion in secrecy. That changed in June of 2020, when New York City publicly released thousands of civilian... 2022  
Goldburn P. Maynard Jr. BIDEN'S GAMBIT: ADVANCING RACIAL EQUITY WHILE RELYING ON A RACE-NEUTRAL TAX CODE 131 Yale Law Journal Forum 656 (9-Jan-22) abstract. The American Rescue Plan Act was both a major infusion of economic aid to low-income and middle-class Americans and an opportunity for the Biden Administration to keep its promise to promote racial equity. This Essay analyzes ARPA's major provisions to determine their potential impact on racial equity. It argues that the Biden... 2022  
Glenn D. Walters, Department of Criminal Justice, Kutztown University CHANGES IN CRIMINAL THINKING FROM MIDADOLESCENCE TO EARLY ADULTHOOD: DOES TRAJECTORY DIRECTION MATTER? 46 Law and Human Behavior 154 (April, 2022) Objective: Although there is evidence of a strong age--crime relationship, there is little consensus as to why crime peaks in midadolescence and drops off in late adolescence or early adulthood, and there is virtually no information on how age interacts with other crime-related variables such as criminal thinking. The purpose of this study was to... 2022  
Krystle Okafor COMMUNITY OWNERSHIP IN NEW YORK CITY: THE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FUND CORPORATION 30 New York University Environmental Law Journal 413 (2022) Community ownership refers to tenures and tactics for the shared acquisition, financing, development, rehabilitation, and stewardship of land and housing among residents in a local community. As the COVID-19 pandemic softens multifamily housing markets, tenant activists, policy advocates, and progressive legislators have trumpeted community-owned... 2022  
Thomas R. Hutchison COMPASSIONATE RELEASE, COVID-19, AND THE DANGEROUS FUTILITY OF THE FIRST STEP ACT'S ADMINISTRATIVE EXHAUSTION REQUIREMENT 25 Journal of Gender, Race and Justice 279 (Spring, 2022) C1-2Table of Contents I. Introduction. 280 II. Background. 286 A. Federal Prisons Generally and the Spread of Covid Within Them. 286 B. The Text, History, and Media Coverage of the First Step Act and Exhaustion Requirements Generally. 289 C. The History of Compassionate Release. 292 D. Circuit-Split on Waivability of the FSA's Administrative... 2022  
Stephanie Bornstein CONFRONTING THE RACIAL PAY GAP 75 Vanderbilt Law Review 1401 (October, 2022) For several decades, a small body of legal scholarship has addressed the gender pay gap, which compares the median full-time earnings of women and men. More recently, legal scholars have begun to address the racial wealth gap, which measures racial disparities in family economic security and wealth accumulation. Yet a crucial component of both the... 2022  
Jacob Schuman CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS 108 Virginia Law Review 1817 (December, 2022) Violations of community supervision are major drivers of incarceration. Nearly four million people in the United States are serving terms of probation, parole, or supervised release, and one-third of them are eventually found in violation of a condition of their supervision, sending 350,000 people to prison each year. To reduce incarceration rates,... 2022  
Anthony Rychkov CRITICAL TAX THEORY: COMBATTING RACIAL AND INCOME INEQUALITY IN AMERICA 21 Seattle Journal for Social Justice 87 (Fall, 2022) Critical race theory holds that racism is not merely the product of individual bias and prejudices but also something embedded in legal systems and policies. This article will particularly discuss critical race theory and its effects on U.S. tax policies, something I would like to call critical tax theory. As Benjamin Franklin famously noted,... 2022  
Rashida Richardson DEFINING AND DEMYSTIFYING AUTOMATED DECISION SYSTEMS 81 Maryland Law Review 785 (2022) Government agencies are increasingly using automated decision systems to aid or supplant human decision-making and policy enforcement in various sensitive social domains. They determine who will have their food subsidies terminated, how many health care benefits a person is entitled to, and who is likely to be a victim of a crime. Yet, existing... 2022  
Elaine Gross, MSW DENIAL OF HOUSING TO AFRICAN AMERICANS: POST-SLAVERY REFLECTIONS FROM A CIVIL RIGHTS ADVOCATE 38 Touro Law Review 589 (2022) In this article, I draw on two decades of experience as a civil rights advocate to reflect on the denial of housing to African Americans in post-slavery America. I do so as Founder and President of the civil rights organization, ERASE Racism. I undertake historical research and share insights from my own experience to create and reflect upon six... 2022  
Travis Crum DEREGULATED REDISTRICTING 107 Cornell Law Review 359 (January, 2022) From the civil rights movement through the Obama administration, each successive redistricting cycle involved ever-greater regulation of the mapmaking process. But in the past decade, the Supreme Court has rewritten the ground rules for redistricting. For the first time in fifty years, Southern States will redistrict free of the preclearance... 2022  
Evan R. Seamone DISABILITY COMPENSATION FOR THE PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT OF RACE DISCRIMINATION: LESSONS FROM THE BOARD OF VETERANS' APPEALS 74 Administrative Law Review 309 (Spring, 2022) Introduction. 310 II. VA Disability Compensation Framework. 317 III. Research Methodology. 323 A. The Written VA Appellate Decision as the Unit of Analysis. 323 B. Supervised Machine Learning to Classify Discrimination Cases. 326 C. Study Limitations. 327 IV. Study Results. 329 A. General Trends in Outcomes Across Discrimination Cases. 329 B.... 2022  
Jamelia Morgan DISABILITY'S FOURTH AMENDMENT 122 Columbia Law Review 489 (March, 2022) Issues relating to disability are undertheorized in the Supreme Court's Fourth Amendment jurisprudence. Across the lower courts, although disability features prominently in excessive force cases, typically involving individuals with psychiatric disabilities, it features less prominently in other areas of Fourth Amendment doctrine. Similarly,... 2022 yes
Lisa Grow, Brigham Daniels, Doug Spencer, Chantel Sloan, Natalie Blades, M. Teresa Gómez, Sarah R. Christensen DISASTER VULNERABILITY 63 Boston College Law Review 957 (March, 2022) Introduction. 959 I. Background on Disaster Vulnerability. 962 A. Understanding Disaster Vulnerability Scholarship. 963 B. The Ethical and Practical Case for Focusing on Vulnerability. 967 II. Geographic Vulnerability and Our COVID-19 Vulnerability Index. 973 A. Constructing Our COVID-19 Vulnerability Index. 974 B. Applying Our Vulnerability Risk... 2022  
Atinuke O. Adediran DISCLOSURES FOR EQUITY 122 Columbia Law Review 865 (May, 2022) This Article addresses how to increase funding to nonprofit organizations that are led by minorities or serve communities of color and how to hold corporations and private foundations who make public commitments to fund these organizations accountable for those commitments. The Article makes two policy recommendations to address these problems,... 2022  
Nicole K. McConlogue DISCRIMINATION ON WHEELS: HOW BIG DATA USES LICENSE PLATE SURVEILLANCE TO PUT THE BRAKES ON DISADVANTAGED DRIVERS 18 Stanford Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties 279 (May, 2022) As scholarly discourse increasingly raises concerns about the negative societal effects of fintech, dirty data, and technochauvinism, a growing technology provides an instructive illustration of all three of these problems. Surveillance software companies are using automated license plate reader (ALPR) technology to develop predictive... 2022  
Anita L. Allen DISMANTLING THE "BLACK OPTICON": PRIVACY, RACE EQUITY, AND ONLINE DATA-PROTECTION REFORM 131 Yale Law Journal Forum 907 (########) abstract. African Americans online face three distinguishable but related categories of vulnerability to bias and discrimination that I dub the Black Opticon: discriminatory oversurveillance, discriminatory exclusion, and discriminatory predation. Escaping the Black Opticon is unlikely without acknowledgement of privacy's unequal distribution and... 2022  
Chris Chambers Goodman , Natalie Antounian DISMANTLING THE MASTER'S HOUSE: ESTABLISHING A NEW COMPELLING INTEREST IN REMEDYING SYSTEMIC DISCRIMINATION 73 Hastings Law Journal 437 (February, 2022) This Article proposes a new compelling interest to justify affirmative action policies. Litigation has been successful, to a point, in preserving affirmative action, but public support of the diversity and inclusion rationales for race-conscious policies is waning. Equity abhors a vacuum, and so this Article promotes a return to remedial... 2022  
Raquel Muñiz , Sergio Barragán DISRUPTING THE RACIALIZED STATUS QUO IN EXAM SCHOOLS?: RACIAL EQUITY AND WHITE BACKLASH IN BOSTON PARENT COALITION FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE v. THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE OF THE CITY OF BOSTON 49 Fordham Urban Law Journal 1043 (October, 2022) Introduction. 1044 I. Literature Review. 1049 A. White Backlash and White Victimhood. 1050 B. Color-Evasiveness and the Burden of Silent Racism. 1054 C. Racialization of High-Stakes Testing. 1056 II. The BPCAE v. Boston Controversy as a Case Study. 1061 A. Legal Precedent and Social Context Surrounding the Case. 1061 B. Conceptual Lens and Analytic... 2022  
Brian Soucek DIVERSITY STATEMENTS 55 U.C. Davis Law Review 1989 (April, 2022) Universities increasingly require diversity statements' from faculty seeking jobs, tenure, or promotion. But statements describing faculty's contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion are also increasingly under attack. Criticisms first made in tweets and blog posts have expanded into prominent opinion pieces and, more recently, law review... 2022  
Rachel F. Moran DIVERSITY'S DISTRACTIONS REVISITED: THE CASE OF LATINX IN HIGHER EDUCATION 73 South Carolina Law Review 579 (Spring, 2022) As the United States Supreme Court considers the future of affirmative action in higher education, this Article reflects on a 2003 essay by Professor Derrick Bell, which provocatively argued that diversity is a distraction from other pressing problems of access to a bachelor's degree. The Article evaluates his claims with a focus on Latinx... 2022 yes
Hadley F. Bachman, Ph.D. Cand., Philip T. K. Daniel, J.D., Ed.D., Karen Stansberry Beard, Ph.D. DO THE SOCIETAL BENEFITS FROM ABILITY GROUPING IN SCHOOLS OUTWEIGH THE POTENTIAL DISCRIMINATORY EFFECT?: A REVIEW OF INTEGRATENYC 399 West's Education Law Reporter 909 (23-Jun-22) WHEREAS, the proper education of all citizens is one of the most important responsibilities of the states to preserve a free and open society in the United States . School districts, including their boards of education and administrators, have a legitimate interest in providing a sound education to all their students and thus establish policies... 2022  
Kevin Brown, Lalit Khandare, Annapurna Waughray, Kenneth Dau-Schmidt, Theodore M. Shaw DOES U.S. FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT LAW NOW COVER CASTE DISCRIMINATION BASED ON UNTOUCHABILITY?: IF ALL ELSE FAILS THERE IS THE POSSIBLE APPLICATION OF BOSTOCK v. CLAYTON COUNTY 46 New York University Review of Law and Social Change 117 (2022) This article discusses the issue of whether a victim of caste discrimination based on untouchability can assert a claim of intentional employment discrimination under Title VII or Section 1981. This article contends that there are legitimate arguments that this form of discrimination is a form of religious discrimination under Title VII. The... 2022  
Jennifer D. Oliva DOSING DISCRIMINATION: REGULATING PDMP RISK SCORES 110 California Law Review 47 (February, 2022) Prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) predictive surveillance platforms were designed for--and funded by--law enforcement agencies. PDMPs use proprietary algorithms to determine a patient's risk for prescription drug misuse, diversion, and overdose. The proxies that PDMPs utilize to calculate patient risk scores likely produce artificially... 2022 yes
Bruce A. Easop EDUCATION EQUITY DURING COVID-19: ANALYZING IN-PERSON PRIORITY POLICIES FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES 74 Stanford Law Review 223 (January, 2022) Abstract. During the COVID-19 pandemic, schools nationwide failed to provide essential supports and services to students with disabilities. Based on reviews of 115 school-district reopening plans, this Note finds that numerous schools sought to remedy these gaps through in-person priority policies designed to return students with disabilities to... 2022  
Olivia Crow EDUCATION INEQUALITY DURING COVID-19: HOW REMOTE LEARNING IS WIDENING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP AND SPURRING THE NEED FOR JUDICIAL INTERVENTION 63 Boston College Law Review 713 (February, 2022) Abstract: Remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic (COVID-19) disrupted nearly every student's life and will cause immense learning losses. Low-income students and students of color are the most likely to be in online classes, yet the least likely to have necessary resources to succeed in a remote school environment. Studies show that the... 2022  
John Herlyn Antón Sánchez EL DERECHO INTERNACIONAL LATINOAMERICANO Y EL PUEBLO AFRODESCENDIENTE 116 AJIL Unbound 328 (2022) Luego de la Tercera Conferencia Mundial contra el Racismo, la Discriminación Racial, la Xenofobia y las Formas Relacionadas con la Intolerancia, realizada por las Naciones Unidas en Durban, Sudáfrica, en 2001, surgió un importante movimiento. Las comunidades de la diáspora africana en las Américas--o afrodescendientes, como prefieren... 2022 yes
Sunita Patel EMBEDDED HEALTHCARE POLICING 69 UCLA Law Review 808 (May, 2022) Scholars and activists are urging a move away from policing and towards more care-based approaches to social problems and public safety. These debates contest the conventional wisdom about the role and scope of policing and call for shifting resources to systems of care, including medical, mental health, and social work. While scholars and... 2022  
Govind Persad EQUAL PROTECTION AND SCARCE THERAPIES: THE ROLE OF RACE, SEX, AND OTHER PROTECTED CLASSIFICATIONS 75 SMU Law Review Forum 226 (May, 2022) The allocation of scarce medical treatments, such as antivirals and antibody therapies for COVID-19 patients, has important legal dimensions. This Essay examines a currently debated issue: how will courts view the consideration of characteristics shielded by equal protection law, such as race, sex, age, health, and even vaccination status, in... 2022  
Sherley E. Cruz ESSENTIALLY UNPROTECTED 96 Tulane Law Review 637 (April, 2022) Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. --Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American public has relied on essential low-wage workers to provide... 2022  
Luz E. Herrera, Amber Baylor, Nandita Chaudhuri, Felipe Hinojosa EVALUATING LEGAL NEEDS 36 Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy 175 (2022) This article is the first to explore legal needs in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas--a region that is predominantly Latinx and has both rural and urban characteristics. There are few legal needs assessments of majority Latinx communities, and none that examine needs in areas that are also U.S. border communities. Access to justice studies often... 2022 yes
Scott Devito, Kelsey Hample, Erin Lain EXAMINING THE BAR EXAM: AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF RACIAL BIAS IN THE UNIFORM BAR EXAMINATION 55 University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform 597 (Spring, 2022) The legal profession is among the least diverse in the United States. Given continuing issues of systemic racism, the central position that the justice system occupies in society, and the vital role that lawyers play in that system, it is incumbent upon legal professionals to identify and remedy the causes of this lack of diversity. This Article... 2022  
Jennifer A. Gundlach , Zeus Smith EXPANDING THE FEDERAL WORK PRODUCT DOCTRINE TO UNREPRESENTED LITIGANTS 30 Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy 49 (Fall, 2022) Clerks' offices in federal courthouses across the country designate individuals who do not have counsel as pro se, a term that comes from the Latin in propria persona meaning for oneself. The term is ambiguous as to the reasons why individuals appear without counsel. While some may purposefully choose not to hire a lawyer, for many it is not a... 2022 yes
Alysia Lo EXPERT TESTIMONY ON FALSE CONFESSIONS: AN OLD PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEM WITH NEW CHALLENGES IN NEW YORK COURTS 50 Fordham Urban Law Journal 107 (November, 2022) Introduction. 108 I. Wrongful Convictions and False Confessions. 116 A. The Problem of False Confessions. 117 B. Supreme Court Cases on Psychological Interrogation. 122 C. The Disproportionate Impact of False Confessions on Marginalized Populations. 123 II. The Problem of Expert Testimony. 127 A. The Case for Admitting Expert Testimony. 129 B. The... 2022  
Eleanor Brown , Naomi Cahn , June Carbone FERTILITY, IMMIGRATION, AND PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR PARENTING 90 Fordham Law Review 2485 (May, 2022) Introduction. 2485 I. Fertility, Race, and Family Support. 2491 II. Fertility, Immigration, and Support for Children. 2496 III. The Second Demographic Transition and Converging Destinies. 2499 IV. Do Converging Fertility Rates Reflect a Convergence in Family Values?. 2502 Conclusion. 2505 2022  
Abhay P. Aneja , Jacob M. Grumbach , Abby K. Wood FINANCIAL INCLUSION IN POLITICS 97 New York University Law Review 566 (May, 2022) Our deregulated campaign finance system has a race problem. In this Article, we apply innovations in statistical methods to the universe of campaign contributions for federal elections and analyze the racial distribution of money in American politics between 1980 and 2012. We find that white people are extremely over-represented among donors. This... 2022  
Matthew Kim FOR APPEARANCE'S SAKE: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS OF ETHICAL DILEMMAS IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION 83 Ohio State Law Journal 529 (2022) How can we restore the public's faith in government institutions, particularly the courts? With the public's opinion of the legal system at an all-time low, the legal profession faces a crisis of confidence. This Article argues that the appearance of impropriety standard should be categorically applied to regulate all members of the legal... 2022  
Margaret Moore Jackson FORCED OUT OF ENFORCEMENT: HOW THE "NO FELONS" RULE HAMSTRINGS FAIR HOUSING 91 UMKC Law Review 237 (Winter 2022) Welcome to fair housing tester training. We're so glad you all could be here today. The trainer is relieved to see ten people adjusting their chairs in the sunlit library community room. Enticing volunteers to explore intermittent, stipend-based work that involves talking to strangers is difficult. Training enough racially diverse testers to do... 2022  
Tayyab Mahmud FOREWORD: LATCRIT@25: MAPPING CRITICAL GEOGRAPHIES AND ALTERNATIVE POSSIBILITIES 20 Seattle Journal for Social Justice 915 (Summer, 2022) Don't you understand that the past is the present; that without what was, nothing is? Getting its history wrong is part of being a nation. Since its formation over 25 years ago, Latina and Latino Legal Theory (LatCrit) has developed outsider jurisprudence, launched a wide array of projects, and built a vital community engaged in critical knowledge... 2022 yes
Shelley Cavalieri, Saru M. Matambanadzo, Lua Kamál Yuille FOREWORD: MAPPING CRITICAL GEOGRAPHIES IN VIRTUAL SPACE 99 Denver Law Review 653 (Summer, 2022) In this Foreword to the LatCrit Symposium, the authors introduce the work of the 2021 LatCrit Biennial Meeting. They frame the movement as one of critical and liberatory theorizing in a time of retrenchment of opposition to the antisubordination project, highlighting the many strands of Critical Legal Studies that find home in the big tent of the... 2022  
Khiara M. Bridges FOREWORD: RACE IN THE ROBERTS COURT 136 Harvard Law Review 23 (November, 2022) C1-2CONTENTS Introduction. 24 I. Race in the Roberts Court's October 2021 Term: Uncovering Racist Anachronisms. 34 A. Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. 34 1. Eulogy for Roe. 42 2. Race in the Court's Abortion Caselaw, More Generally. 55 B. New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen. 66 1. Gun Control: Liberal Invocations of Race... 2022  
Christopher Buccafusco , Daniel J. Hemel FRAMING VACCINE MANDATES: MESSENGER AND MESSAGE EFFECTS 9 Journal of Law & the Biosciences 1 (January-June, 2022) In September 2021, President Biden announced that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) would require large employers to ensure workers are vaccinated against Covid-19 or tested weekly. Although widely characterized as Biden's vaccine mandate, the policy could be described with equal accuracy as OSHA's testing mandate. Some... 2022  
Patrice Ruane FROM PIN MONEY WORKERS TO ESSENTIAL WORKERS: LESSONS ABOUT WOMEN'S EMPLOYMENT AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC FROM THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND THE GREAT RECESSION 29 UCLA Journal of Gender & Law 335 (Summer, 2022) C1-2Table of Contents Introduction. 336 I. The Great Depression. 342 A. Characteristics of the Women's Workforce Before the Great Depression. 343 1. The Image of Working Women. 344 2. Wage and Hour Legislation for Women Before the Great Depression. 348 B. The Employment Landscape During the Great Depression. 354 C. Federal Policy Responses. 357 1.... 2022  
Stephanie Holmes Didwania , University of Wisconsin--Madison GENDER FAVORITISM AMONG CRIMINAL PROSECUTORS 65 Journal of Law & Economics 77 (February, 2022) Prosecutors enjoy wide discretion in the decisions they make but are largely unstudied by quantitative empirical scholars. This paper explores gender bias in prosecutorial decision-making. I find that male and female prosecutors exhibit small and statistically insignificant differences in their treatment of defendants overall but demonstrate... 2022  
Lydia Robins Hendrix GIFTED TRACKING AS A RACIST VESTIGE OF EUGENIC THOUGHT 51 Journal of Law and Education 214 (Fall, 2022) [A]s I said so often before, history has proven that social systems have a great last minute breathing power and the guardians of the status quo are always on hand with their oxygen tents to keep the old order alive. - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1956 In 1954, in the landmark decision of Brown v. Board of Education, the Supreme Court stated in... 2022  
Nicholas Warren GINGLES UNRAVELED: HISPANIC VOTING COHESION IN SOUTH FLORIDA 2 North Carolina Civil Rights Law Review 1 (Spring, 2022) The Voting Rights Act protects the ability of racial and language minority groups to elect candidates of choice by prohibiting states and localities from diluting those groups' votes when drawing electoral districts. e Fair Districts provisions of the Florida Constitution include a similar ban on vote dilution, plus further protections against... 2022 yes
Veryl Pow GRASSROOTS MOVEMENT LAWYERING: INSIGHTS FROM THE GEORGE FLOYD REBELLION 69 UCLA Law Review 80 (March, 2022) In the immediate aftermath of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police, protesters engaged in acts of destruction, looting, and seizure of private and state property on a scale unseen since the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., in 1968. An estimated $2 billion was caused in private property damage, by far the most... 2022  
  HABEAS RELIEF FOR STATE PRISONERS 51 Georgetown Law Journal Annual Review of Criminal Procedure 1091 (2022) Under 28 U.S.C. § 2254, a person in custody pursuant to a state court judgment may challenge the conviction and sentence in federal court by applying for a writ of habeas corpus. Habeas corpus petitions filed by state prisoners are subject to the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases in the United States District Courts (§ 2254 Rules). Section 2254... 2022  
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