Recent Developments

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

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Recent Articles

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*

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

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*

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*

First Amendment Challenges to State Vaccine Mandates: Why the U.S. Supreme Court Should Hold that the Free Exercise Clause Does Not Require Religious Exemptions

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 2243 (2022).

By Donna M. Gitter*

Survival Voting and Minority Political Rights

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 2319 (2022).

By Douglas M. Spencer,* Lisa Grow Sun,** Brigham Daniels,† Chantel Sloan,‡ Natalie Blades§

Defining “Habitat” Post-Weyerhaeuser: Critical Habitat Regulations Under the Endangered Species Act Must Promote Species Recovery

71 Am. U. L. Rev. 2465 (2022).

By Nate McCabe*

Florida Court Fees Cost the Vote

71 Am. U. L. Rev. F. 215 (2022).

By Annemarie Gregoire