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Monika Batra Kashyap TOWARD A RACE-CONSCIOUS CRITIQUE OF MENTAL HEALTH-RELATED EXCLUSIONARY IMMIGRATION LAWS 26 Michigan Journal of Race and Law 87 (Winter, 2021) C1-3TABLE OF CONTENTS R1-2INTRODUCTION . R388. I. The Key Tenets of Dis/ability Critical Race Theory. 90 II. The Eugenics Movement and Immigration Restriction. 92 A. The Three Pillars of the Eugenics Movement: White Supremacy, Racism, and Ableism. 94 B. The Impact of the Eugenics Movement on Mental Health-Related Immigrant Exclusion. 99 III. A... 2021  
Hernández-López TRADE WAR, PPE, AND RACE 16 Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy 43 (Spring, 2021) Tariffs on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as face masks and gloves, weaken the American response to COVID. The United States has exacerbated PPE shortages with Section 301 tariffs on these goods, part of a trade war with China. This has a disparate impact felt by minority communities because of a series of health inequity harms. COVID's... 2021  
Dr. Vicki Huang TRADEMARKS, RACE AND SLUR-APPROPRIATION: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY AND EMPIRICAL STUDY 2021 University of Illinois Law Review 1605 (2021) The Supreme Court decision in Matal v. Tam sparked global controversy by striking down the proscriptions against registering racist slurs as trademarks. This Article investigates the impact of the case in two ways. First, by using scholarship from the social sciences, this Article examines the limits to the argument that racial slur-appropriation... 2021  
Jordan Blair Woods TRAFFIC WITHOUT THE POLICE 73 Stanford Law Review 1471 (June, 2021) We are at a watershed moment in which growing national protest and public outcry over police injustice and brutality, especially against people of color, are animating new meanings of public safety and new proposals for structural police reforms. Traffic stops are the most frequent interaction between police and civilians today, and they... 2021  
Kelsey Scarlett, Lexi Weyrick TRANSFORMING THE FOCUS: AN INTERSECTIONAL LENS IN SCHOOL RESPONSE TO SEX DISCRIMINATION 57 California Western Law Review 391 (Spring, 2021) Intersectionality refers to the reality that a person's different identities (such as race, gender, and class, among others) exist simultaneously and when taken as a whole are what inform the discrimination they face. When Title IX, a law prohibiting sex discrimination in educational settings, was first passed by Congress in 1972, the only identity... 2021  
Adam Crepelle TRIBES, VACCINES, AND COVID-19: A LOOK AT TRIBAL RESPONSES TO THE PANDEMIC 49 Fordham Urban Law Journal 31 (November, 2021) Introduction. 31 I. Why Tribes Were Especially Vulnerable to the COVID-19 Virus. 35 II. Vaccines, Pharmaceutical Experiments, and Indians. 39 III. Tribal Vaccine Distribution. 44 IV. Tribes and Medical Sovereignty: Beyond Vaccines. 53 A. Mask Mandates and Social Distancing Guidelines. 53 B. Highway COVID-19 Checkpoints. 57 C. Casino and Other... 2021  
Lindsey Webb TRUE CRIME AND DANGER NARRATIVES: REFLECTIONS ON STORIES OF VIOLENCE, RACE, AND (IN)JUSTICE 24 Journal of Gender, Race and Justice 131 (Spring, 2021) In the United States, white people have long told both overt and veiled narratives of the purported danger and criminality of people of color. Sometimes known as danger narratives, these gruesome accounts often depict the kidnapping, assault, and murder of white women at the hands of men of color. These narratives have been used to promote and... 2021  
Julia Lang Gordon UNDER PRESSURE: ADDRESSING WAREHOUSE PRODUCTIVITY QUOTAS AND THE RISE IN WORKPLACE INJURIES 49 Fordham Urban Law Journal 149 (November, 2021) Introduction. 150 I. The Relationship Between Productivity Quotas and Employee Injuries. 153 II. Enabling Factors of the High Employee Injury Rates at Amazon Warehouses. 157 A. Unrestricted Employee Surveillance. 157 B. Employees Have Few Job Alternatives. 159 C. The Ubiquity of At-Will Employment. 162 D. OSHA's Limited Enforcement Capabilities.... 2021  
James G. Hodge, Jr. , Jennifer L. Piatt , Leila F. Barraza , Rebecca Freed , Summer Ghaith VACCINATING URBAN POPULATIONS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19: LEGAL CHALLENGES AND OPTIONS 49 Fordham Urban Law Journal 1 (November, 2021) The real-time development of multiple, efficacious vaccines through federal alliances with U.S.-based pharmaceutical companies via Operation Warp Speed during the COVID-19 pandemic is a shining achievement. The health and safety of U.S. residents rely on a national vaccine campaign led by the Biden Administration seeking to rapidly achieve herd... 2021  
Kristen Underhill, Olatunde C.A. Johnson VACCINATION EQUITY BY DESIGN 131 Yale Law Journal Forum 53 (September 18, 2021) This Essay examines how states' initial COVID-19 vaccine-distribution strategies tended to disadvantage populations of color, including Black, Latinx, and Native American communities. These dynamics resonate with inverse equity effects of other public-health innovations. We argue for a federal regulatory framework to reduce... 2021 Yes
Catherine M. Sharkey VALUING BLACK AND FEMALE LIVES: A PROPOSAL FOR INCORPORATING AGENCY VSL INTO TORT DAMAGES 96 Notre Dame Law Review 1479 (March, 2021) Federal agencies adopt a uniform VSL (value of statistical life)--one that does not vary according to demographic characteristics--in conducting cost-benefit analyses in connection with regulatory policy decisions. In sharp juxtaposition, the use of race- and gender-based statistics on wages and work-life expectancy in calculating tort wrongful... 2021  
Terry Ao Minnis VOTING IS A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE: ENSURING THE FRANCHISE FOR THE GROWING LANGUAGE MINORITY COMMUNITY IN MINNESOTA 105 Minnesota Law Review 2597 (June, 2021) Minnesota has long held a reputation for being proactively prodemocratic and on the cutting edge of breaking down barriers to the ballot box and making voting more accessible. According to MIT Election Data and Science Lab's Election Performance Index, an objective measure that comprehensively assesses how election administration functions in each... 2021  
Arline T. Geronimus, ScD WEATHERING THE PANDEMIC: DYING OLD AT A YOUNG AGE FROM PRE-EXISTING RACIST CONDITIONS 27 Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice 409 (Spring, 2021) C1-2Table of Contents I. Introduction. 410 A. What Is Weathering from a Biological Mechanistic Perspective?. 413 B. Weathering Populations and the Pandemic. 425 II. Distinction Between the Constructs of Weathering vs. Pre-Existing Medical Conditions. 430 A. Legal Applications of Weathering Knowledge in the Pandemic. 435 III. Conclusion. 440 2021  
Miles Pope WHAT WE HAVE WROUGHT: COMPASSIONATE RELEASE IN THE TIME OF OUR PLAGUE 64-FEB Advocate 20 (February, 2021) On January 15, 2020, 29-year-old Andrea Circle Bear was sentenced to 26 months in federal prison for the crime of maintaining a drug involved premises. Ms. Circle Bear was approximately seven months pregnant when she was sentenced. She gave birth at Federal Medical Center Carswell--a federal prison--on April 1, 2020. On April 4, 2020, she was... 2021  
Kevin Drakulich , Kevin H. Wozniak , John Hagan , Devon Johnson WHOSE LIVES MATTERED? HOW WHITE AND BLACK AMERICANS FELT ABOUT BLACK LIVES MATTER IN 2016 55 Law and Society Review 227 (June, 2021) White Americans, on average, do not support Black Lives Matter, while Black Americans generally express strong support. The lack of support among white Americans is striking, and we argue that it matters why this racial gap exists. Using a nationally representative survey collected during the crest of the first wave of widespread attention to the... 2021  
Scotty Schenck WHY BARTLETT IS NOT THE END OF AGGREGATED MINORITY GROUP CLAIMS UNDER THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT 70 Duke Law Journal 1883 (May, 2021) The 2020 election showed the importance of faith in the democratic system and the ability for citizens to cast a ballot for federal, state, and local races. After the election, state legislatures will be redrawing federal, state, and local electoral districts. Those new districts will affect the voting rights of nearly every American. This Note... 2021  
Meera E. Deo WHY BIPOC FAILS 107 Virginia Law Review Online 115 (June, 2021) Racial tensions have been endemic to the U.S. since its founding. In 2020, this racial conflict bubbled over into the streets as those supporting Black Lives Matter and opposing a long history of racist police violence congregated to demand justice. Last year and still now, the global pandemic has placed additional stress on communities of color,... 2021  
James Thuo Gathii WRITING RACE AND IDENTITY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT: WHAT CRT AND TWAIL CAN LEARN FROM EACH OTHER 67 UCLA Law Review 1610 (April, 2021) This Article argues that issues of race and identity have so far been underemphasized, understudied, and undertheorized in mainstream international law. To address this major gap, this Article argues that there is an opportunity for learning, sharing, and collaboration between Critical Race Theorists (CRT) and scholars of Third World Approaches to... 2021  
Emily Haney-Caron, JD, PhD, Erika Fountain, PhD YOUNG, BLACK, AND WRONGFULLY CHARGED: A CUMULATIVE DISADVANTAGE FRAMEWORK 125 Dickinson Law Review 653 (Spring, 2021) The term wrongful conviction typically refers to the conviction or adjudication of individuals who are factually innocent. Decades of research has rightfully focused on uncovering contributing factors of convictions of factually innocent people to inform policy and practice. However, in this paper we expand our conceptualization of wrongful... 2021  
Michael Neal ZERO TOLERANCE FOR PRETRIAL RELEASE OF UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS 30 Boston University Public Interest Law Journal 1 (Winter, 2021) 2 Introduction. 2 I.Mass Pretrial Incarceration of Undocumented Immigrants. 6 A. The Bail Reform Act of 1984--History and Provisions. 7 B. The Immediate Impact of the BRA on Pretrial Release. 14 C. Closing the Back Door on Undocumented Immigrants. 16 D. Zero Tolerance Immigration Enforcement and Prosecution. 20 E. The Unlawful Presumption... 2021  
Laura E. Gómez , Traducido por Irma Losada Olmos Capítulo 2: Donde Los Mexicanos Encajan En El Nuevo Orden Racial 37 Chicana/o-Latina/o Law Review 109 (2020) C1-2Índices Introducción. 109 I. El Primer Hombre Blanco Era un Hombre Negro. 110 II. La Raza en Nuevo México en Vísperas de la Invasión de Estados Unidos. 122 III. Narrativas Concurrentes Sobre La Raza. 130 IV. El Debate Sobre La Raza y La Condición de Estado. 143 Conclusión. 154 2020  
Lavinia Meliti Caso Uber, Las Implicaciones De La Ley De Competencia En Europa Y América Latina: Defensores De La Vieja Economía Versus Promotores De La Revolución Digital 26 ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law 627 (Summer, 2020) I. Introducción. 627 II. Antecedentes.. 629 A. Uber y su Modelo de Negocio: La Economía Compartida. 629 B. Uber y las Implicaciones de la Ley de Libre Competencia. 632 III. Uber: Un Análisis Comparado en Europa y América Latina. 635 A. Uber en los Estados Unidos: Donde Todo Empezó. 635 B. Uber en Europa: Antecedentes Generales. 638 1. La... 2020 Yes
Caitlin Cavanagh, Erica Dalzell , Elizabeth Cauffman , Michigan State University, University of California, Irvine Documentation Status, Neighborhood Disorder, and Attitudes Toward Police and Courts among Latina Immigrants 26 Psychology, Public Policy, and Law 121 (February, 2020) Individuals who live in disordered neighborhoods tend to view the justice system more negatively. However, some families with an undocumented member may feel compelled to remain undetected or may lack the means for suitable housing, and thus may have little choice but to live in disordered neighborhoods. The present study answers the question, does... 2020 Yes
Cristina A. Quiñónez Exposing the American History of Applying Racial Anxieties to Regulate and Devalue Latinx Immigrant Reproductive Rights 54 University of San Francisco Law Review 557 (2020) NATIONALISTS ACT ON RACIAL ANXIETIES to oppress the reproductive rights of Latinx immigrants. The term racial anxieties refers to increased stress levels and emotions that occur when individuals interact with people of other races. Racial anxieties can affect the daily lives of individuals of all races--while some people may be subjected to... 2020 Yes
Meghan Swartz Gisele Barreto Fetterman Receives Hispanic Attorneys Committee's El Sol Award 22 No. 24 Lawyers Journal 4 (November 20, 2020) Gisele Barreto Fetterman is the second lady of Pennsylvania. Founder of three Pittsburgh-area nonprofits. Proud Brazilian-American. Mother to three children and a rescue dog. Advocate for access and equity, self-described hugger and former First Lady of Braddock, Pennsylvania. But before she became one of the state's strongest voices for the... 2020 Yes
  Interview with Irene Oria, President of the Hispanic National Bar Association 23 Harvard Latinx Law Review 7 (Spring, 2020) Irene Oria was born in New Jersey to Cuban-immigrant parents. She has undertaken many different roles in her long legal career, including clerking for Judge Cecilia Altonaga of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, serving as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District... 2020 Yes
Johanna K.P. Dennis Just Beyond Reach: a Study on Access to In-state Tuition and Enrollment after Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Part I - Individually Reported Hispanic Non-citizen Enrollment & Part Ii - Institutionally Reported Hispanic Student and Non-resident Alie 20 Journal of Law in Society 1 (Winter, 2020) C1-2TABLE OF CONTENTS List of Figures 3 List of Tables 4 Abstract: Parts I and II 6 1. Introduction 8 1.1. Background 8 1.2. Historical Perspective on Immigration Law 11 1.3. Deferred Action and the DREAM Act 19 1.4. Interplay of Immigration and Education 27 1.4.1. The Problem Studied 27 1.4.2. Purpose of the Study 35 2. Background Literature and... 2020 Yes
Johanna K.P. Dennis Just Beyond Reach: a Study on Access to In-state Tuition and Enrollment after Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Part Iii - Individually Reported Hispanic Non-citizen Student Persistence 20 Journal of Law in Society 103 (Winter, 2020) C1-2Table of Contents Table of Contents. 103 List of Figures. 104 List of Tables. 105 Abstract: Part III. 105 1. Introduction and Purpose of Part III. 107 2. Background Literature and Prior Studies. 107 2.1. Recruitment Theory. 108 2.2. Minority Status as a Common Factor Impacting Achievement. 110 2.2.1. Minority Status as a Common Factor. 111 3.... 2020 Yes
Marisa Abrajano , Lisa García Bedolla Latino Political Participation 25 Years after the Passage of Proposition 187: Opportunities and Continuing Challenges 53 U.C. Davis Law Review 1831 (April, 2020) C1-3Table of Contents L1-2Introduction L31833 I. Can Text Messages Mobilize Voters?. 1839 II. Using Gotv Text Messages to Mobilize Latinos and Voters of Color. 1842 III. Research Design. 1845 IV. Results. 1850 L1-2Conclusion L31854 L1-2Appendix L31856 2020 Yes
Jennifer Rosato Perea Reflections on Eleven Years as a Latina Dean (Emphasis Added) 23 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change 58 (2020) In August 2006, I became a law school dean for the first time. Since then, I have served as a law dean for a total of eleven years at three different law schools. As I begin my twelfth year, I find myself as one of the longest-serving deans in the country: in the top twenty out of approximately 200, and serving significantly longer than the average... 2020 Yes
Mariela Olivares The 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act as Antecedent to Contemporary Latina/o/x Migration 37 Chicana/o-Latina/o Law Review 65 (2020) C1-2Table of Contents Introduction. 65 I. History of Immigration Law and Policy. 67 II. Immediate Effects of IRCA. 70 III. IRCA Effects on Current Migration Trends and Political Movements. 75 Conclusion. 80 2020 Yes
Sheri Lynn Johnson The Influence of Latino Ethnicity on the Imposition of the Death Penalty 16 Annual Review of Law and Social Science 421 (2020) Latino, Hispanic, death penalty, capital punishment, Latinx With respect to African Americans, the history of racial discrimination in the imposition of the death penalty is well-known, and the persistence of racial disparities in the modern era of capital punishment is well-documented. In contrast, the influence of Latino ethnicity on the... 2020 Yes
Molly Boekeloo The Mexican-american Border Wall: Aftermath for Animals 35 Journal of Environmental Law & Litigation 339 (2020) Abstract. 340 Introduction. 341 I. History of Man-Made Infrastructure. 342 II. Historical Attempts at Mitigation. 344 III. Local Wildlife and Vegetation and the Impact of the Wall. 345 A. Jaguars. 346 B. Ocelot. 347 C. Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy Owls. 348 D. Insects. 348 IV. Legality of Border Wall. 349 A. Immigration. 349 B. Civil Litigation. 351 C.... 2020  
Elena Maria Marty-Nelson Why Not Me?: Intersectionality in Law School Leadership 23 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change 65 (2020) It was truly an honor to be part of the panel discussing Intersectionality: Strengths and Challenges in Leadership during the Fourth National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference (NPOC 2019). During our panel presentation, I was flanked by extraordinary and insightful law school leaders, who are also women of color. I use the term flanked... 2020  
Ana Muñiz Bordering Circuitry: Crossjurisdictional Immigration Surveillance 66 UCLA Law Review 1636 (December, 2019) This Article builds upon literature on immigration surveillance, border control, and policing to explore the role of interoperable information systems and data sharing practices in the social control of immigrants from Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. Based upon an analysis of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) documents and... 2019  
Martin Guevara Urbina , Ilse Aglaé Peña Capital Punishment, Latinos, and the United States Legal System: Doing Justice or an Illusion of Justice, Legitimated Oppression, and Reinforcement of Structural Hierarchies 66 UCLA Law Review 1762 (December, 2019) As the twenty-first century progresses, the influence of race, ethnicity, gender, and class in crime and punishment continues to be a pressing and polemic issue. With various antisocial control movements taking place, particularly in response to the Trump administration, the nature of crime and punishment is once again being redefined nationally... 2019 Yes
Catherine M. Grosso, Jeffrey Fagan, Michael Laurence, David Baldus (1935-2011), George Woodworth, Richard Newell Death by Stereotype: Race, Ethnicity, and California's Failure to Implement Furman's Narrowing Requirement 66 UCLA Law Review 1394 (December, 2019) The influence of race on the administration of capital punishment had a major role in the U.S. Supreme Court's 1972 decision in Furman v. Georgia to invalidate death penalty statutes across the United States. To avoid discriminatory and capricious application of capital punishment, the Supreme Court held that the Eighth Amendment requires... 2019  
Gerald P. López Growing up in Authoritarian 1950s East La 66 UCLA Law Review 1532 (December, 2019) By the 1950s, the criminal justice system had long combined with other systems, institutions, and individuals to target all the residents of East LA-- particularly Mexicans--as criminals. In equating Mexicans with criminality, these networked forces and actors regarded and treated these residents as exceptions--as morally requiring and legally... 2019  
Ron Cichowicz Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Another Grand Success 21 No. 23 Lawyers Journal 4 (November 8, 2019) Each year during Hispanic Heritage Month, the ACBA's Hispanic Attorneys Committee celebrates the cultures and contributions of American citizens of Hispanic descent with an event that features great food, traditional music and the opportunity to bring together Hispanic lawyers, judges, law professors, law students and others in western... 2019 Yes
Leonardo Benavides, Esq. , Briana Martinez, Esq. Hispanics Are Underrepresented in the Legal Profession: Latino Bar Association 5k Event Is Helping to Change That 27-NOV Nevada Lawyer 50 (November, 2019) Hispanics continue to be significantly underrepresented in the legal profession. According to the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), while making up 18 percent of the country's population, Hispanics comprise only about 5 percent of the nation's lawyers. These low numbers negatively impact the Hispanic community, especially in Nevada where... 2019 Yes
Jennifer M. Chacón Immigration Federalism in the Weeds 66 UCLA Law Review 1330 (December, 2019) This Article takes immigration federalism all-the-way-down by focusing on two counties in Southern California--Los Angeles County and Orange County--to consider the role that subfederal governmental entities play in immigration enforcement. Part I synthesizes the existing literature on immigration federalism with particular attention to the role... 2019  
Pilar G. Mendez Imprisoned Hispanic/latinx Individuals Need Access to Culturally Competent Mental Health Treatment 28 Annals of Health Law Advance Directive 157 (Spring, 2019) Before I built a wall I'd ask to know, What I was walling in or walling out.--Robert Frost, Mending Wall Four-in-ten Hispanic/Latinx individuals living in the United States said that they had serious concerns about their place in Trump's America after the 2016 election. One research study found that President Trump's immigration policies have... 2019 Yes
Albert H. Kauffman Latino Education in Texas: a History of Systematic Recycling Discrimination 50 Saint Mary's Law Journal 861 (2019) I. Introduction: Texas--Mexico Interrelationships and the Focus on Latino Education. 862 II. Segregation of Mexican-Americans in the Public Schools. 866 A. Complete Exclusion. 870 B. Separate Mexican-American Schools. 870 C. Segregation Among and in Schools. 872 D. Statewide Desegregation Efforts. 878 E. Effects of Segregation. 880 III. The Texas... 2019 Yes
Barbara O'Brien, Klara Stephens, Maurice Possley, Catherine M. Grosso Latinx Defendants, False Convictions, and the Difficult Road to Exoneration 66 UCLA Law Review 1682 (December, 2019) The National Registry of Exonerations (the Registry) reports all known exonerations in the United States since 1989. Of the more than 2,400 exonerated defendants currently in the database, 281 are classified as Latinx. In many ways, their cases resemble those of other exonerees. The same factors that produced false convictions of non-Latinx... 2019 Yes
Scott G. Wasserman, Esq. Meet Andrea Gandara, Director at Large of the Latino Bar Association 27-JUN Nevada Lawyer 50 (June, 2019) Andrea Gandara has been a part of the Las Vegas Latino Bar Association for more than five years and has previously served as its vice president of membership. Gandara currently serves as a director at large. She is one of six directors who are responsible for carrying out the activities of the organization. One of the primary duties of the... 2019 Yes
Julia A. Mendoza Prison Row: a Topographical History of Carcerality in California 66 UCLA Law Review 1616 (December, 2019) U.S. Highway 99 is often coined the Golden State Highway and the Main Street of California. The road originally extended from the U.S.-Mexico border all the way to the Oregon border while passing through the Central Valley. When you travel along this route, you pass a little over half of all California prisons. By using U.S. Highway 99 as an entry... 2019  
Sheri Lynn Johnson, John H. Blume, Amelia Courtney Hritz, Caisa Elizabeth Royer Race, Intellectual Disability, and Death: an Empirical Inquiry into Invidious Influences on Atkins Determinations 66 UCLA Law Review 1506 (December, 2019) In Atkins v. Virginia, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the execution of a person with intellectual disability violates the Eighth Amendment's Cruel and Unusual Punishment Clause. After more than a decade of Atkins litigation, we perceived there to be a substantial risk that race influences intellectual disability--and consequently, life and... 2019  
Leisy J. Abrego Relational Legal Consciousness of U.s. Citizenship: Privilege, Responsibility, Guilt, and Love in Latino Mixed-status Families 53 Law and Society Review 641 (September, 2019) Based on interviews with 100 members of mixed-status families in Los Angeles, California, this article analyzes how U.S. citizen children practice and understand citizenship in the context of punitive laws targeting their loved ones. Participants' narratives of citizenship as privilege, responsibility, and guilt reveal that despite normative... 2019 Yes
Jeffery T. Ulmer, Kaitlyn Konefal Sentencing the "Other": Punishment of Latinx Defendants 66 UCLA Law Review 1716 (December, 2019) Some recent state and federal sentencing studies have turned up an interesting puzzle: Contrary to a prominent sociological group threat theory, Latinx defendants seem to be punished most harshly relative to white defendants in court jurisdictions where Latinx populations are smallest. In this Article, we briefly review literature on punishment... 2019 Yes
Melissa Hamilton The Biased Algorithm: Evidence of Disparate Impact on Hispanics 56 American Criminal Law Review 1553 (Fall, 2019) Automated risk assessment is all the rage in the criminal justice system. Proponents view risk assessment as an objective way to reduce mass incarceration without sacrificing public safety. Officials thus are becoming heavily invested in risk assessment tools--with their reliance upon big data and algorithmic processing--to inform decisions on... 2019 Yes
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