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Self-defense & stand your ground laws: An undisputed right and its controversial progeny
Raneta Lawson Mack, Self-Defense & Stand Your Ground Laws: An Undisputed Right & Its Controversial Progeny, Creighton Law., Fall 2014, at 16.
China's role on the new U.N. Human Rights Council: A positive shift in its human rights agenda or a marriage of convenience?
Raneta Lawson Mack, China's Role on the New U.N. Human Rights Council: A Positive Shift in Its Human Rights Agenda or a Marriage of Convenience?, Global Jurist, Sept. 2007, at http://dx.doi.org/10.2202/1934-2640.1230.
This essay is an effort to bring to light (through one American's story) the need for continued human rights reform in China's criminal justice system. Jude Shao is an American businessman who is currently incarcerated in ...
War on terror: Assaulting democracy at home?
Raneta Lawson Mack & Michael J. Kelly, The War on Terror: Assaulting Democracy at Home?, Creighton U. Mag., Spring 2003, at 14.
Cybercrimes: Legislation and current trends
Raneta Lawson Mack, Cybercrimes: Legislation and Current Trends, Neb. Law., May/June 2015, at 19.
It's broke, so let's fix it: Using a quasi-inquisitorial approach to limit the impact of bias in the American criminal justice system
Raneta Lawson Mack, It's Broke, So Let's Fix It: Using a Quasi-Inquisitorial Approach to Limit the Impact of Bias in the American Criminal Justice System, 7 Ind. Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 63 (1996).
This article examines the Italian Code of Criminal Procedure (Codice di procedura penale) as a theoretical model for transformation of the U.S. accusatorial system of justice. Specifically, the article systematically ...
Lying, cheating and stealing at government expense: Striking a balance between the public interest and the interests of the public in the Witness Protection Program
Raneta J. Lawson, Lying, Cheating and Stealing at Government Expense: Striking a Balance Between the Public Interest and the Interests of the Public in the Witness Protection Program, 24 Ariz. St. L.J. 1429 (1992).
This article examines the initial recommendations for change of the witness protection program and the 1984 Reform Act to determine positive and/or negative effects. The article then suggests alternative approaches to the ...
Critical race theory as praxis: A view from outside the outside
Raneta J. Lawson, Critical Race Theory as Praxis: A View From Outside the Outside, 38 How. L.J. 353 (1995).
This article examines the structure and development of critical race theory scholarship and offer recommendations for enhancing its practical real world applications.
Back to the future: Original intent as a means for vitalizing the fourteenth amendment in the context of race
Raneta J. Lawson, Back to the Future: Original Intent as a Means for Vitalizing the Fourteenth Amendment in the Context of Race, 5 St. Thomas L. Rev. 245 (1992) (reviewing Donald E. Lively, Constitution and Race).
Money laundering and its implications for defense counsel
Raneta J. Lawson, Money Laundering and Its Implications for Defense Counsel, Creighton Law., Spring 1994, at 14.
Equal justice in the balance: America's legal responses to the emerging terrorist threat
Raneta Lawson Mack & Michael J. Kelly, Equal Justice in the Balance: America's Legal Responses to the Emerging Terrorist Threat (2004).