Criminal Justice Law Review

CJLR LogoMission: The UCLA Criminal Justice Law Review (CJLR) focuses on current topics in criminal law, policy, and practice. CJLR seeks to develop a discourse regarding criminal justice by publishing articles, editorials, and interviews of practitioners, academics, and policymakers. CJLR also aims to foster a community by hosting an annual symposium for students, academics, practitioners, policymakers, and judges to come together to discuss current criminal justice issues.

CJLR is committed to the accessibility of its materials by making all publications available online for free. CJLR editorial board is composed of students from UCLA School of Law and functions with the support of the UCLA School of Law faculty and administration.

Criminal Justice Law Review Inaugural Issue

CJLR will publish its first issue in Spring of 2017 and will include the following authors in the area of prison law:

  • Mercedes Montagnes (Promise of Justice Initiative Justice Center)
  • David Shapiro (Northwestern Law School, Clinical Assistant Professor of Law)
  • Eric Balaban (Senior Staff Counsel, ACLU National Prison Project)
  • Lori Rifkin (Hadsell Stormer & Renick LLP)
  • Rachel Meeropol (Senior Staff Attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights)
  • Robin Walker Sterling (Associate Professor, Sturm College of Law, University of Denver)