Back

ⓘ American Criminal Law Review




American Criminal Law Review
                                     

ⓘ American Criminal Law Review

The American Criminal Law Review is a student-edited scholarly journal published at Georgetown University Law Center. The ACLR is a journal of American criminal law and white-collar crime.

                                     

1. Overview

ACLR adopts a mix of symposia, articles, and notes. The journal is the most cited criminal law journal by courts, with fifty-seven case cites from 2005-2012 the 38th most of any American law review, and the second most cited criminal law journal by other law reviews, with 1.217 cites from 2005-2012.

                                     

2.1. History Early years

The American Criminal Law Review was first published in 1962 by the USC Gould School of Law in conjunction with the American Bar Association. The ABA moved the publication to the University of Kansas School of Law the following year and changed its title to the American Criminal Law Quarterly "ACLQ". As an ABA publication, the ACLQ concentrated on a practitioners approach to the criminal law.

                                     

2.2. History Move to Georgetown Law

In 1971, Professor Samuel Dash was elected chairman of the ABAs Criminal Law Section and moved from the University of Kansas School of Law to Georgetown University Law Center. Professor Dash brought the journal with him and changed its name to the American Criminal Law Review. Now edited by students, each issue originally dealt with a single topic. Volume 10, Number 1 - the first issue published at Georgetown and under the American Criminal Law review name - presented a symposium on military law, and began with an essay by the Chief of Staff of the United States Army at the time, Gen. William Westmoreland. That format lasted for only three academic years.

                                     

3.1. Annual Survey of White Collar Crime Overview

In the fall of 1980, the First Survey of White Collar Crime appeared in Volume 18, Number 2. It has evolved into the ACLRs best-known publication. One hornbook, on White Collar Crime by J. Kelly Strader, referred his readers to the Annual Survey, writing: "Readers should note that this area of the law is changing rapidly. For a more extensive discussion of any particular subject, the reader may wish to refer to…The Annual Survey of White Collar Crime…."

                                     

3.2. Annual Survey of White Collar Crime Topics covered

The Annual Survey has covered antitrust violations, computer crime, corporate crime, election law violations, employment-related crimes, environmental crime, false statements and false claims, federal criminal conspiracy, financial institutions fraud, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, health care fraud, intellectual property crimes, mail and wire fraud, money laundering, obstruction of justice, perjury, public corruption, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, securities fraud, and tax violations.

                                     

4. Notable contributors

ACLR contributors have included some of the most prominent figures in American government, academia, and legal practice, including Justice William Brennan, Sen. Ted Kennedy, Prof. Akhil Amar, Cyrus R. Vance Jr. Larry D. Thompson, Julie OSullivan and then-Judge Stephen Breyer.

                                     

5. Membership

The American Criminal Law Review is composed of about one hundred and three second- and third-year law students. The third-year students serve in editorial positions and the second-year students work as staff. Students are offered positions on ACLR based on their first-year grades and performance in a writing and citation competition. First-year students participate in the competition after completing their final exams in the spring semester. The competition is administered by the Georgetown Law Office of Journal Administration.

                                     
  • international law legal and constitutional history, criminal law human rights, race and law environmental and land use law immigration law intellectual
  • The American Law Institute ALI was established in 1923 to promote the clarification and simplification of United States common law and its adaptation
  • punishable by a state or other authority. The term crime does not, in modern criminal law have any simple and universally accepted definition, though statutory
  • with wrongs also punishable by criminal law Although the American Law Institute has attempted to standardize tort law through the development of several
  • The Criminal Law Consolidation Statutes of the 24 25 of Victoria, Chapters 94 to 100: Edited with Notes, Critical and Explanatory is a book about the
  • and is one of few American law reviews carried by law libraries in the United Kingdom. The Law Review was started as the Southern Law Quarterly by Rufus
  • Temple Law Review is a student - edited law review sponsored by the Temple University Beasley School of Law The journal is dedicated to providing a forum
  • Constitutional Law Alabama Civil Rights Civil Liberties Law Review American Criminal Law Review Howard Journal of Criminal Justice Journal of Criminal Law Criminology
  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Law is a private American law school located in St. Louis, Missouri. The law school is one of the seven graduate and

Users also searched:

criminal law articles, georgetown law criminal law review, journal of criminal law and criminology abbreviation, journal of criminal law and criminology death penalty, the journal of criminal law criminology and police science abbreviation,

...
...
...