Category Archives: International Law

No Substitute for Learning from Experience

I currently practice as a juvenile defense attorney in three different counties in North Carolina. As a faculty member in the Youth Justice Clinic at the University of North Carolina School of Law, I assign cases to third-year law students … Continue reading

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The Future of Children in International Law: Symposium

The title of this post is the title of an upcoming conference at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles on Friday, February 22, 2013. ¬†The sponsor of the conference, the Southwestern Journal of International Law, describes the symposium in this … Continue reading

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What’s Beneath the Graham Cracker?: The Potential Impact of Comparative Law on the Future of Juvenile Justice Reform after Graham v. Florida

The title of this post is the title of a new article in the Pace International Law Review¬†by David A. Shapiro (Brooklyn Law ’12), incoming Gault Fellow at the National Juvenile Defender Center (2012-14). Here is the introduction: In the … Continue reading

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