The law uses the term “gang” too loosely. “Out in the Night” explores what happened when the term was applied to four young-adult black working-class lesbians from Newark.
A sentencing video should be more than a flattering portrait of a defendant; it should tell the story of what the defendant has done to deserve a lighter sentence and why he or she is unlikely to reoffend.
Prof. Robinson and Lindsay Holcomb L’21 explore the importance of maintaining criminal law’s moral credibility
“[A] criminal justice system that regularly deviates from empirical desert loses moral credibility and thereby loses crime-control effectiveness,” write Robinson and Holcomb.
In “Criminal Law’s Core Principles,” Robinson writes that focusing only on the current criminal justice theory leads to a “blank slate” conception of lawmaking, which is “dangerously misguided.”
Prof. Morse argues that mental states should remain central to determinations of culpability and responsibility
In a recent article, Prof. Morse explores internal and external challenges to culpability.