Recent Developments

Check our our new series: My Favorite Law Review Article! Each week, we will feature faculty members and students across the country discussing their favorite Law Review pieces. Interested in sending in a submission? Find the video instructions here.

Registration for American University Law Review Volume 71 Federal Circuit Symposium is now live! Registration is free but required. For more information about the event, including a Schedule of Events, please visit our Federal Circuit Symposium page.

Recent Articles

COMMENT: Out of the Strike Zone: Why {{Graham v. Florida}} Makes It Unconstitutional to Use Juvenile-Age Convictions as Strikes to Mandate Life Without Parole Under § 841(b)(1)(A)

By Christopher J. Walsh | 61 Am. U. L. Rev. 165 (2011)Life without parole is an incredibly…

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Heads I Win, Tails You Lose: Reconciling {{Brown v. Gardner}}’s Presumption That Interpretive Doubt Be Resolved in Veterans’ Favor with {{Chevron}}

By Linda Jellum | 61 Am. U. L. Rev. 59 (2011) In Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v. Natural…

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Federal Circuit Issue

The American University Law Review is the only law review in the country to publish an issue…

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{{Padilla v. Kentucky}}: A New Chapter in Supreme Court Jurisprudence on Whether Deportation Constitutes Punishment for Lawful Permanent Residents?

By Anita Maddali | 61 Am. U. L. Rev. 1 (2011) In this Article, I argue that the…

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Joining the Law Review

Membership on the American University Law Review is highly selective.  The Law Review typically extends invitations to…

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COMMENT: Disrobing Judicial Campaign Contributions: A Case for Using the {{Buckley}} Framework to Analyze the Constitutionality of Judicial Solicitation Bans

By Aimee Priya Ghosh | 61 Am. U. L. Rev. 125 (2011) In the past twenty years,…

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