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Volume 74, Issue 1


Restructuring Public Defense After Padilla

by  Ingrid Eagly, Tali Gires, Rebecca Kutlow & Eliana Navarro Gracian

In the 2010 landmark decision Padilla v. Kentucky, the Supreme Court held that the Sixth Amendment right to counsel demands that criminal defense attorneys inform their clients of adverse immigration consequences that may flow from a guilty plea. Although over a decade has passed since Padilla, astonishingly little is known about how public defense systems…


Participatory Litigation

A New Framework for Impact Lawyering
by  Jules Lobel

This Article argues that the manner in which class-action and impact lawyers have traditionally litigated leaves little room for class participation in lawsuits, and that a new, participatory framework can and should be adopted. Through the story of a successful class-action suit challenging California’s use of prolonged solitary confinement in its prisons, the Article demonstrates…


The Bribery Double Standard

Leveraging the Foreign–Domestic Divide
by  Anna A. Mance & Dinsha Mistree

A double standard in bribery law has emerged. Over the past decade, the Supreme Court has broken with a century of progressive reforms by narrowly interpreting domestic bribery and other conflict-of-interest laws. This weak federal domestic bribery law now stands in stark contrast to the robust and expansive prosecutions of bribery under the Foreign Corrupt…


Education Equity During COVID-19

Analyzing In-Person Priority Policies for Students with Disabilities
by  Bruce A. Easop

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 physical classrooms before other students. This Note evaluates…