Category Archives: Issue 4 – June 2017

The Path of Most Resistance: Resisting Gang Recruitment as a Political Opinion in Central America’s Join-or-Die Gang Culture

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Comment by: Ericka Welsh 44 PEPP. L. REV. 1083 (2017) In recent years, increasing numbers of asylum-seekers from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador crossed into the United States, fleeing gang violence that has driven homicide rates to record levels....

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The Unintended Consequences of California Proposition 47: Reducing Law Enforcement’s Ability to Solve Serious, Violent Crimes

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Comment by: Shelby Kail 44 PEPP. L. REV. 1039 (2017) For many years, DNA databases have helped solve countless serious, violent crimes by connecting low-level offenders to unsolved crimes.  Because the passage of Proposition 47 reduced several low-level crimes...

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A Principled Approach to Separating the Fusion Between Nursing Homes and Prisons

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Article by: Professor Mirko Bagaric, Marissa Florio, & Brienna Bagaric 44 PEPP. L. REV. 957 (2017) Elderly people are a far lower risk to community safety than other individuals.  Despite this, elderly prisoners are filling prisons at an increasing rate....

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Sexual Violence as an Occupational Hazard & Condition of Confinement in the Closed Institutional Systems of the Military and Detention

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Article by: Hannah Brenner, Kathleen Darcy, & Sheryl Kubiak 44 PEPP. L. REV. 881 (2017) Women in the military are more likely to be raped by other service members than to be killed in combat.  Female prisoners internalize rape by corrections...

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