The American Journal of Criminal Law

The American Journal of Criminal Law (AJCL) is one of the nation’s longest running and most prolific legal serial publications, serving as vanguard to top student-edited legal journals devoted to criminal law.  The AJCL is published by the students of the University of Texas School of Law.

Volume 40:3

We are excited to announce that Volume 40:3 will soon be available.  The Table of Contents may be viewed here.

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Sneak Peek: Volume 40:1

Volume 40:1 will soon hit the presses and features the following pieces:

Article–Seventeen, Going on Eighteen: An Operational and Fiscal Analysis of a Proposal to Raise the Age of Juvenile Jurisdiction in Texas by Michele Deitch, Rebecca Breeden, and Ross Weingarten.

Article–The Supposed Strength of Hopelessness: The Supreme Court Further Undermines Miranda in Howes v. Fields by George M. Dery III.

Note–“Ag-Gag” Legislation and Public Choice Theory: Maintaining a Diffuse Public by Limiting Information by Jessica Pitts.

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Congratulations to the Volume 41 Editorial Board!

AJCL is excited to announce the new Volume 41 Editorial Board.  The Executive Masthead for Volume 41 is available here.

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Capital Punishment Center conference: “Mass Incarceration and the Death Penalty”

The Capital Punishment Center will be hosting a conference on March 22 & 23 on the topic of “Mass Incarceration and the Death Penalty.”  The conference will take place in the Eidman Courtroom, CCJ 2.306, at The University of Texas School of Law.  The conference will include a keynote and several panels featuring leading scholars in the field.  More information on the conference and registration is available at the Capital Punishment Center’s website.

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AJCL cosponsored “Lives in the Law” speaker Vanita Gupta

AJCL is cosponsoring the upcoming “Lives in the Law” event featuring Vanita Gupta, deputy legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union and director of the ACLU’s National Campaign to End Overincarceration, on March 19, 2013.  This event was rescheduled from October 30, 2012, and additional information can be found in our earlier post and on the School of Law website.  All  are encouraged to attend and AJCL members will receive credit toward office hours for attending.  Please RSVP
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Manuscript Editors Wanted

We are currently looking for additional Manuscript Editors!  We have multiple spaces available and the application can be obtained from the managing editor at managing.ajcl@gmail.com.  This is a great opportunity for those of you looking to get more involved with the Journal.  New and current members alike are welcome to apply!  If you are interested, please return your application, resume, and transcript to the managing editor by Friday, February 22 at 10pm.

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Study Break This Thursday

Hi AJCLers!

We will be holding a study break in the office this Thursday starting at 11am. We will have wraps and cookies from Jason’s Deli so please stop by any time to take a break and pick up some fuel!

Hope studing is going well for everyone! Good luck on finals!

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AJCL Book Drive

Hi AJCL!

This is just a reminder that we are collecting books this week to donate to an organization that sends them to people in prison (http://insidebooksproject.org/). If you have any books that you’d be willing to give, you can bring them in tomorrow and put them in our bin in the atrium.

Thanks!

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Crim Law Event, Book Drive, and Galley Edits

A criminal-law related event is happening this week:

The Federalist Society is hosting a “Cops and Criminals” event Tuesday, November 13th at 12pm. The event is non-partisan, and features Jack Kress, who performed the studies that led to the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984. His event will also feature a firearm simulation exercise that replicates portions of training that NYC PD officers undergo, and helps the audience to understand the dilemma police officers face when they confront situations in
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Get Together Tonight!!

Hi AJCLers!

Don’t forget about our get together tonight at 9pm at Lavaca Street Bar. Come have some free food and drinks on AJCL! The bar is also right next to Fado if anyone is planning on going to Bar Review after.

Also – if you were at the BBCC this past Sunday, please check though your things for page 8 of the article. We cannot find it in the pages that were turned in. If you have it, please put it
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