The Racial Wealth Gap: Strategies for Addressing the Financial Impact of Mass Incarceration on the African American Community
The wealth gap between blacks and whites is projected to take 228 years to bridge, which may appear to be an insurmountable challenge. Yet, identifying the challenge and facing the reality of its contributing factors is the first step towards addressing the issue. . . .
Excluding Disadvantaged Businesses
In March 2020, the Small Business Administration implemented the Paycheck Protection Program to support small businesses and their workers during pandemic shutdowns. . . .
Breaking the Wall of Silence—Balancing Grand Jury Secrecy with Legitimacy and Transparency in Pitch v. United States
n July of 1946, a large group of unmasked White men armed with pistols and shotguns murdered four African Americans near Monroe, Georgia. The bodies of Roger Malcolm, Dorothy Malcolm, George Dorsey—a World War II veteran—and Mae Dorsey were found near the Apalachee River in a place locally . . .
Misconstruing Melms: The Fall of Ameliorative Waste
Land use disputes can arise when multiple parties have temporally successive interests in the same real property, involving one party who presently possesses the property and another party with a future interest who will likely retake the property after a certain period. . . .
Qualified Immunity and Obvious Constitutional Violations
On September 10, 2013, three City of Fresno police officers executed a search warrant to look for evidence of illegal gambling and money laundering. . .
Exclusion of Race of Suspect from Clery Act Campus “Crime Alerts”: Results of a Survey of Clery Act Reporters
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1990 (“Clery Act”) requires campus safety authorities at schools receiving federal funds to collect and annually produce statistics regarding crimes occurring on their campuses. The rule promulgated by . . .
Applying Bright Lines to the “Black Box”: Article II Powers as a Tool for Reducing Uncertainty in CFIUS Reviews
In May 2018, under increasing pressure to address Chinese technology theft, the Trump administration announced that it would take the unprecedented step of using executive powers to implement investment restrictions prohibiting the Chinese acquisition of advanced information . . .
The Meaningless Factual Basis Inquiry of Rule 11(b)(3)
The criminal trial and all the constitutional protections it affords criminal defendants is becoming a relic of the past. In the federal system, 97.6% of convictions in 2019 were not the product of a jury or judge rendering a guilty verdict after a trial. . . .
Out of Bounds: Reviving Tinker’s Territorial Nexus to Constrain Schools’ Disciplinary Power over Student Internet Speech
Nick Emmett was a high school senior in 2000. He was a good student with a 3.95 GPA; he was co-captain of his basketball team; and he had no disciplinary history with his school. . . .
Introduction: A Symposium for the Administrative Procedure Act’s 75th Anniversary
At the Administrative Procedure Act’s (“APA”) fiftieth anniversary, Professor Richard Pierce observed that the APA “has proven to be remarkably durable.” The APA’s seventy-fifth anniversary arrives in a time of fruitful discussion among judges, scholars, practitioners, and policymakers alike. . . .