|Part one: Introduction to American criminal law|
|1||The everyday world of American criminal justice||Bogira, Steve. Courtroom 302, pp. 3-170.|
|2||Bogira, Steve. Courtroom 302, pp. 171-347.|
|3||Politics, procedure, and punishment in American criminal law|| |
Stuntz, William J. "Political Constitution of Criminal Justice." Harvard Law Review 119 (2006): 780. (PDF)
Whitman, James Q. "A Plea Against Retributivism." Buffalo Criminal Law Review 7, no. 1 (2003): 85. (PDF)
Stuntz, William J. "Pathological Politics of Criminal Justice." Michigan Law Review 100 (2001): 505.
|4||Perspectives on the race-crime nexus|| |
Sampson, Robert J., and William Julius Wilson. "Toward a Theory of Race, Crime, and Urban Inequality." In Crime and Inequality. Edited by John Hagan and Ruth D. Peterson. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1995. ISBN: 9780804724777.
Steiker, Carol. "Why We're So Tough on Crime." Boston Review (October/November 2003).
Wacquant, Loïc. "Deadly Symbiosis." Boston Review (April/May 2002).
|Part two: Case studies|
|5||Capital punishment|| |
McKleskey v. Kemp, 481 U.S. 279 (1987).
Sunstein, Cass R., and Vermeule, Adrian. "Is Capital Punishment Morally Required? The Relevance of Life-Life Tradeoffs." University of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 239; AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 05-06; University of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 85. March 2005.
Bright, Stephen B. "Death, Discrimination, and Denial: The Tolerance of Racial Discrimination in Infliction of the Death Penalty." In From Lynch Mobs to the Killing State: Race and the Death Penalty in America. Edited by Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. and Austin Sarat. New York, NY: New York University Press, 2006. ISBN: 9780814740224.
Banner, Stuart. "Traces of Slavery: Race and the Death Penalty in Historical Perspective." In From Lynch Mobs to the Killing State: Race and the Death Penalty in America. Edited by Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. and Austin Sarat. New York, NY: New York University Press, 2006. ISBN: 9780814740224.
|6||Felon disenfranchisement|| |
The Sentencing Project. "Felony Disenfranchisement Laws in the United States." April 2007. (PDF)
Johnson v. Governor of Florida, 405 F.3d 1214 (11th Cir. 2005). Guide to the case from the Brennan School of Justice at New York University School of Law.
|7||The war on drugs and the question of sentencing disparities|| |
Stuntz, William J. "Race, Class, and Drugs." Columbia Law Review 98 (1998): 1795.
Selected testimony before the U.S. Sentencing Commission, November 14, 2006. ( PDF)
Meares, Tracey L. "Social Organization and Drug Law Enforcement." American Criminal Law Review 35 (1998): 191.
|8||Illegal immigration|| |
Chae Chan Ping v. United States, 130 U.S. 581 (1889).
Ngai, Mae M. "The Strange Career of the Illegal Alien: Immigration Restriction and Deportation Policy in the United States, 1921-1956." Law and History Review 21, no. 1 (2003).
Ngai, Mae M. "The Lost Immigration Debate." Boston Review (September/October 2006).
|Part three: Race, citizenship, and national security|
|9||Japanese internment during world war two and its legacies|| |
Korematsu v. United States, 323 U.S. 214 (1944).
Ex Parte Endo, 323 U.S. 283 (1944).
Ghachem, Malick W., and Daniel Gordon. "From Emergency Law to Legal Process: Herbert Wechsler and the Second World War." Suffolk University Law Review (forthcoming 2007).
Cole, David. Enemy Aliens, pp. 85-104.
Saito, Natsu Taylor. "Symbolism under Siege: Japanese American Redress and the 'Racing' of Arab Americans as Terrorists." Asian Law Journal 8, no. 1 (2001).
|10||Race, religion, and profiling|| |
Stuntz, William J. "Local Policing after the Terror." Yale Law Journal 111 (2002): 2137.
Gross, Samuel R., and Debra Livingston. "Racial Profiling under Attack." Columbia Law Review 102 (2002): 1413.
Cole, David. Enemy Aliens, pp. 47-56.
Sander, Libby. "6 Imams Removed from Flight for Behavior Deemed Suspicious." The New York Times, November 22, 2006.
"Flying while Muslim." WBUR Here and Now report, November 22, 2006.
|11||Preemptive strategies in the war on terror|| |
Cole, David. Enemy Aliens, pp. 1-46, 57-82, and 159-79.
Waldman, Amy. "Prophetic Justice." Atlantic Monthly (October 2006).
Neuman, Gerald. "Real Security Concerns." Boston Review (December 2002/January 2003).
Grinstein, Joseph. "Jihad and the Constitution: The First Amendment Implications of Combating Religiously Motivated Terrorism." Yale Law Journal 105 (1996): 1347.
The Center on Law on Security, New York University. "Terrorist Trial Report Card." 2006. (PDF)
|12||Aliens and citizens at the bar of the Supreme Court|| |
Cole, David. Enemy Aliens, pp. 211-233.
Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, 542 U.S. 507 (2004).
Rasul v. Bush, 542 U.S. 466 (2004).
Rumsfeld v. Padilla, 542 U.S. 246 (2004).
Indictment in United States v. Jose Padilla et al. (Southern District of Florida, No. 04-60001). (PDF)