Recent Developments

On February 3, 2023, the American University Law Review's 2023 Annual Symposium—Equal Justice Under Law?—will explore what is left of the Constitution after the 2021-2022 U.S. Supreme Court term.

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Recent Articles

Letter from the Editor

72 Am. U. L. Rev. (2022).

By Shahnoor Kamal Khan

The Insidious Effect of Soundbites: Why Fences Aren’t Punishment

72 Am. U. L. Rev. 1 (2022).

By Theresa Gabaldon*

Polluters Paradise: The Dark Canon of the United States Supreme Court in Pollution Control Law

72 Am. U. L. Rev. 61 (2022).

By Oliver A. Houck*

Judicial Review of Emergency Administration

72 Am. U. L. Rev. 143 (2022).

By Desirée LeClercq*

Social Justice as Desistance: Rethinking Approaches to Gender Violence

72 Am. U. L. Rev. 215 (2022).

By Deborah M. Weissman*

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Black Lives Matter Protests, the January 6th Insurrection, and Facial Recognition Technology as Admissible Evidence

72 Am. U. L. Rev. 277 (2022).

By Laura C. Powell*

Response to Wasserman And Rhodes: The Texas S.B. 8 Litigation and “Our Formalism”

72 Am. U. L. Rev. F. 1 (2022).

By B. Jessie Hill*

Unequal Justice: Why Federal Courts Should Adopt the Individualized Approach to Sentencing Defendants Convicted of Drug Conspiracy

72 Am. U. L. Rev. F. 19 (2022).

By Alexis S. Hughes

Lawmaking Without Law: How Overreliance on Economics Fails Financial Regulation (and what to Do About It)

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 2111 (2022).

By Steven L. Schwarcz* & Theodore L. Leonhardt**

Misinformation About Marijuana: Commercialization, Consolidation, and the New First Amendment

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 2157 (2022).

By David Angelatos*