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Book Review—Yearning to Breathe Free: Migration Related Confinement in America

Danielle C. Jefferis

Book: MIGRATING TO PRISON: AMERICA’S OBSESSION WITH LOCKING UP IMMIGRANTS. César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández. 2019. 190 pages. Migrating to Prison assumes a primary position among the growing body of legal scholarship that focuses on the role of incarceration in immigration regulation. This Review explores two key contributions of the book, while situating the work among…

Oct 2020

Cornell Law Review Online

Ford’s Hidden Fairness Defect

Linda Sandstrom Simard, Cassandra Burke Robertson, & Charles W. “Rocky” Rhodes

A consumer saves up to buy a used car. Unbeknownst to him, the vehicle has a design defect—and in a crash, the airbag fails to deploy, leaving his passenger severely injured. Under state law, the injured party has a right to sue the vehicle manufacturer: but where? The obvious forum is the plaintiff’s home forum—it’s where…

Oct 2020

Cornell Law Review Online

New York Bail Reform: A Quick Guide to Common Questions and Concerns

 Emmanuel Hiram Arnaud & Beulah Sims-Agbabiaka

In New York’s statewide court system, once someone is arrested they typically experience what can be an arduous process. For many, that process may involve time spent in jail, regardless of guilt or a conviction. At the heart of that quandary is the use of cash bail.  For example, let’s say that Tina is a…

Oct 2020

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