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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 ...
From the sublime to the ridiculous and everything in-between: Fifty things you may or may not know about Miranda v. Arizona
Raneta Lawson Mack, From the Sublime to the Ridiculous and Everything In-Between: Fifty Things You May or May Not Know about Miranda v. Arizona, 7 L.J. For Soc. Just. 33 (2017).
Jury trials in Japan: Off to a good start, but...
Raneta Lawson Mack, Jury Trials in Japan: Off to a Good Start, But..., JURIST, Aug. 21, 2009, http://jurist.org/forum/2009/08/jury-trials-in-japan-off-to-good-start.php.
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.
Federal Witness Protection Program revisited and compared: Reshaping an old weapon to meet new challenges in the global crime fighting effort
Raneta Lawson Mack, The Federal Witness Protection Program Revisited and Compared: Reshaping an Old Weapon to Meet New Challenges in the Global Crime Fighting Effort, 21 U. Miami International & Comp. L. Rev. 191 (2014).
Jude Shao case: How one American's story illustrates the pressing need for reform in China's criminal justice system
Raneta Lawson Mack, The Jude Shao Case: How One American's Story Illustrates the Pressing Need for Reform in China's Criminal Justice System, Creighton Law., Fall 2006, at 20.
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 ...
This gun for hire: Concealed weapons legislation in the workplace and beyond
Raneta Lawson Mack, This Gun for Hire: Concealed Weapons Legislation in the Workplace and Beyond, 30 Creighton L. Rev. 285 (1997).
This article considers select concealed weapons statutes and focuses on liability and practical implementation concerns that arise in the employment and business contexts once concealed weapons laws are enacted.
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.