Recent Developments

The American University Law Review is placing a call for submissions of original legal articles and scholarly commentaries for its forthcoming issue dedicated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Learn more here!

Recent Articles

The Racial Justice Imperative to Reimagine Immigrant Children’s Rights: Special Immigrant Juveniles as a Case Study*

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1779 (2022).

By Dalia Castillo-Granados,** Rachel Leya Davidson,*** Laila L. Hlass,**** & Rebecca Scholtz*****
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A Critical Race Theory Approach to Children’s Rights

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1855 (2022).

By Jessica Dixon Weaver*
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Presumed Unfit: The Dual Bind Faced by Pregnant and Parenting Youth in Foster Care

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1899 (2022).

By Kara R. Finck*
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A Health Justice Response to School Discipline and Policing

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1927 (2022).

By Thalia Gonzalez,* Alexis Etow,** & Cesar De La Vega***
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Why Does the Federal Government Get a Pass? Applying Best Practices in Child Protection to the Circumstances of Migrant Children and Families

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1977 (2022)

By Randi Mandelbaum*
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“Youth Matters”: Why Demanding the Same Heightened Level of Mitigation in Juvenile Life Without Parole Sentencing Proceedings as Is Required in Capital Sentencing Proceedings Is the Only Constitutional Option

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 2061 (2022).

By Margaret Helein*
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Keeping Trans Kids SAFE: The Constitutionality of Prohibiting Access to Puberty Blockers

71 Am. U. L. Rev. F. 173 (2022).

By Beck Sigman*
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The Truth About Design Patents

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1221 (2022).

By Sarah Burstein* & Saurabh Vishnubhakat**
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Trademark Confusion Revealed: An Empirical Analysis

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1285 (2022).

By Daryl Lim*
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The Subject Strikes Back: Intellectual Property Law, Visual Pleasure, and Resistance in the Arts

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 1367 (2022).

By John Tehranian*
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