Current Issue: Winter 2015


“If They Hand You a Paper, You Sign It”: A Call to End the Sterilization of Women in Prison by Rachel Roth and Sara L. Ainsworth

The Crime Behind the Bedroom Door: Unequal Governmental Regulation of Civilian and Military Spouses by Krista Bordatto


A Free Start: Community-Based Organizations as an Antidote to the Mass Incarceration of Women Pretrial by Amber Baylor


Forbidden Fruit: Sexual Victimization of Migrant Workers in America’s Farmlands by Christa Conry

Do as I Say, Not as I Do: Sexual Health Education and the Criminalization of Teen Sexuality in the United States by Sonya Laddon Rahders

Infants in Orange: An International Model-Based Approach to Prison Nurseries by Jennifer Warner


“I Do Not Belong to Them”: One Woman’s Experience in a Texas Prison, a Letter from Chamel Anderson

A Wander, Poem by Sebastian Milla

Oppressor, Poem by Sebastian Milla


Volume 26, Issue 1 has gone to print! Keep your eye on the mail for your copy soon, or check this page for electronic versions, which will be posted as soon as the print version is released. 

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HWLJ ranked #9 among U.S. Gender, Women, and Sexuality law journals by Washington & Lee's Law Journal Ranking Project.

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