Child-Abuse: A Miller Factor of Redeemability

By: Rebecca Shultz, Senior Staff What does society make of a young sniper? Lee Boyd Malvo was seventeen years-old when he and his father figure drove around Washington, D.C., shooting innocent victims from the back of a van.[1] In 2002, Malvo and an older man killed ten people and injured three, seemingly at random, terrorizing Read more about Child-Abuse: A Miller Factor of Redeemability[…]

Differences in the Court’s Composition Between Hellerstadt and June Medical Services, and Why it Matters

By: Marina Batalias, Senior Manuscript Editor On Friday October 4, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States granted certiorari to June Medical Services LLC v. Gee, appealed from the Fifth Circuit.[1]  The case involves a Louisiana law that requires physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital.  Eagle-eyed Court-watchers may Read more about Differences in the Court’s Composition Between Hellerstadt and June Medical Services, and Why it Matters[…]

Not Seeing Eye to Eye When Taking an Eye for an Eye

By Jacob Alexander, Staff Editor. How, whom, and why our government punishes speaks a great deal about the values of our society.[1]It is an outward display of our society’s sense of justice, morality, responsibility, and accountability–and an insight into our humanity.[2]It comes as no surprise, then, that there are both staunch opponents and proponents of Read more about Not Seeing Eye to Eye When Taking an Eye for an Eye[…]

Reminder: Restorative Justice PILR Symposium This Friday!

PILR is hosting a free 6 MCLE credit Symposium on Restorative Justice this Friday, October 4th, from 9:00 am to 3:45 pm. at University of Richmond’s School of Law in the Moot Court room. The Symposium will include sessions on “What is Restorative Justice,” Race, Gender, and Restorative Justice” with Keynote Speaker Johanna Turner from Read more about Reminder: Restorative Justice PILR Symposium This Friday![…]

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