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Jessica M. Eaglin

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Jessica M. Eaglin

Associate Professor of Law

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Jessica M. Eaglin

Associate Professor of Law


REDUCING RACIAL AND ETHNIC DISPARITIES IN JAILS: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LOCAL PRACTICE (with Danyelle Solomon). New York: Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, 2015.


Racializing Algorithms, CALIFORNIA LAW REVIEW (forthcoming, 2023).

When Critical Race Theory Enters the Law & Technology Frame, 26 MICHIGAN JOURNAL OF RACE & LAW 151 (2021). [SSRN]

To "Defund" the Police, 73 STANFORD LAW REVIEW ONLINE 120 (2021). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Population-Based Sentencing, 106 CORNELL LAW REVIEW 353 (2021). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

The Perils of 'Old' and 'New' in Sentencing Reform, 76 NYU ANNUAL SURVEY OF AMERICAN LAW 355 (2021). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

The Categorical Imperative as a Decarceral Agenda, 104 MINNESOTA LAW REVIEW 2715 (2020). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Technologically Distorted Conceptions of Punishment97 WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 483 (2019). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Predictive Analytics' Punishment Mismatch14 I/S: A JOURNAL OF LAW & POLICY FOR THE INFORMATION SOCIETY 87 (2017). [HeinOnline]

Constructing Recidivism Risk, 67 EMORY LAW JOURNAL 59 (2017). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

The Drug Court Paradigm, 53 AMERICAN CRIMINAL LAW REVIEW 595 (2016). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Improving Economic Sanctions in the States, 99 MINNESOTA LAW REVIEW 1837 (2015). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Against Neorehabilitation, 66 SMU LAW REVIEW 189 (2013). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Neorehabilitation and Indiana's Sentencing Reform Dilemma, 47 VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 867 (2013). [HeinOnline]

Editorials & Commentaries

Debunking the Myth of Democratized Algorithms in Criminal Administration, JOTWELL (Nov. 5, 2021) (reviewing Ngozi Okidegbe, The Democratizing Potential of Algorithms?, 53 Conn. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming, 2021). [HeinOnline]

COVID-19's Effect on Criminal Administration in the Era of Mass Incarceration, 2020 JOTWELL 1 (2020) (reviewing Jenny E. Carroll, Pretrial Detention in the Time of COVID-19, __ Nw. U. L. Rev. Online __ (forthcoming 2020), and Benjamin Levin, Criminal Law in Crisis, __ Colo. L. Rev. Forum __ (forthcoming 2020)). [HeinOnline].

Is E-Carceration a Problem? Confronting the Shortcomings of Technological Criminal Justice Reforms, 2019 JOTWELL 1 (Aug. 2019) (reviewing Chaz Arnett, From Decarceration to E-Carceration, 41 Cardozo L. Rev. __ (forthcoming, 2019)). [HeinOnline]

Blog Posts

Brennan Center for Justice Blog -- The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law is a nonpartisan law and policy institute that works to reform, revitalize -- and when necessary defend -- our country's systems of democracy and justice.

Driver's License Suspensions Perpetuate the Challenges of Criminal Justice Debt (Apr. 30, 2015). Cross-posted on the American Constitution Society Blog.

It's Time for Congress to Be Bold on Criminal Justice Reform (with Nicole Austin-Hillery) (Feb. 28, 2015).

California Quietly Continues to Reduce Mass Incarceration (Feb. 17, 2015).

Just Facts: A (Still) Rising Prison Population (with Oliver Roeder) (Sept. 17, 2014).

Former NYPD Top Cop Bernie Kerik Denounces Mandatory Minimums (Nov. 18, 2013).

Down to the Wire: California's Prison Crisis (with Julia Bowling) (Oct. 24, 2013).

Justice Department Pushes Congress Toward Criminal Justice Reform (Sept. 23, 2013).

What Zimmerman Trial Reveals About Criminal Justice System (Aug. 15, 2013).

Supreme Court Moves Away from Mass Incarceration (Aug. 7, 2013).

Other Blogs --

Poverty, Incarceration, and Criminal Justice (with Lauren-Brooke Eisen), TALK POVERTY (Dec. 2, 2014).

May the Odds Be (Never) in Minorities' Favor? Breaking Down the Risk-Based Sentencing DivideHUFFINGTON POST (Aug. 22, 2014).

Incarceration, Holder and CongressTHE HILL (Mar. 19, 2014).

Holder's New Sentencing Policy Means Congress Must ActTHE HILL (Aug. 15, 2013).