ACLR Online is the online companion to the American Criminal Law Review. The online platform includes submitted work from professors and practitioners in the field of criminal law through its Online Contributor Program. ACLR Online also consists of the Featured Online Contributor Program. The program selects a small group of students each year to submit shorter posts on contemporary areas of American criminal law. The students’ work is then published through¬† ACLR Online as well as on WestLaw.

ACLR Online allows the American Criminal Law Review to provide timely and relevant legal analysis on current criminal issues. Our team is dedicated to curating practitioner-focused articles to allow for a more robust conversation on criminal law.

Volume 57

Winter Contributions

Bloodied: How So-Called Exigencies Continue to Erode the Fourth Amendment
Hassan Ahmad

Banned from the Jury Box: Examining the Justifications and Repercussions of Felon Jury Exclusion in the District of Columbia
Ashley Alexander

Facing the Future: Facial Recognition Technology Under the Confrontation Clause
Emma Lux

Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss: How Federal Agencies Have Leveraged Existing Law to Regulate Cryptocurrency
John Marinelli

Fighting Tooth and Nail: Deterring Wildlife Trafficking in the Era of Mass Extinction
L.S. Stegman

Rape Shield, Not Rape Force-Field: A Textualist Argument for Limiting the Scope of the Federal Rape Shield Law
Uriel Hinberg

Volume 56

Spring Contributions 

Prosecutorial Discretion, Extradition, and National Security: Reading Between the Lines of the Assange Indictment
Ephraim David Abreu

Valuing Procedure Over Substance: Racial Bias in the Capital Jury Room
Grace Manning

Pleas, Sir, May I Have an Attorney? Why the Sixth Amendment Right to Counsel Should Extend to Pre-Indictment Plea Negotiations
Abbe Dembowitz

If Words Can Kill, How Should Criminal Law Intervene?
Yixuan Zhang

Entitling the Accused to Exculpatory Evidence: Why Prosecutors Should Have to Disclose During Plea Bargaining
Emily Clarke

Winter Contributions 

Alexa: Can You Keep a Secret? The Third-Party Doctrine in the Age of the Smart Home
Grace Manning

Immigration Status in Jury Trials: State Legislature & State Supreme Court Involvement in Combatting Jury Bias
Veena Bansal

Tolling Time: How John Doe DNA Indictments are Skirting Statutes of Limitations and Crippling the Criminal Justice System
Emily Clarke

With Big Data Should Come Big Responsibility: Regulating Supply and Demand of Alternative Data
Abbe Dembowitz

Using the Power of “Me Too” Evidence in Criminal Sexual Assault Trials
Yixuan Zhang