writing & publications

Banishing ‘Sex Offenders’: How Meaningless Language Makes Bad Law // 50 Southwestern Law Review 44 (2021)

Why Keeping People With Sex Offense Convictions Off Social Media Sites Does Little To Make Those Sites Safer, 1.13.20 // The Appeal

A Second Chance in Kentucky, 12.17.19 // Slate

By Any Other Name, 10.3.19 // Medium

The Agony & the Ecstasy of #MeToo: The Hidden Costs of Reliance on Carceral Politics // Southwestern Law Review

New York Lawmakers Want to Ban Sex Offenders From The Subway. That Won’t Solve Anything., 4.1.19 // The Appeal

Want to build safer online communities? Drop the ban., 2.25.19 // Prostasia

Michigan AG Dana Nessel Does the Unthinkable: Argues the Truth About SORA, 2.10.19 // Simple Justice

The Devil in the Details of the Abby Honold Act, 12.9.18 // Medium

The Intersection of Civil Rights and Child Protection, 9.6.18 // Prostasia

The Endless Punishment of Civil Commitment, 9.4.18 // The Appeal

On America’s Civil Death Penalty: The Sexual Offense Registry, 8.14.18 // University of Cambridge, Institute of Criminology, Comparative Penology

The Digital Wilderness: A Decade of Exile & The False Hopes of Lester Packingham, 8.1.18 // Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Dear Gay, 5.17.18 // Medium

NY Gov. Cuomo’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Plan to Protect Your Kids, 3.19.18 // The Appeal

New DOJ Report Demonstrates Stunning Disingenuity on Cases Involving Sexual Exploitation of Children, 1.17.18 // The Appeal

Sex Registries as Modern Day Witch-Pyres: Why Criminal Justice Reform Advocates Need to Address the Treatment of People on the Sex Offender Registry, 12.12.17 // The Appeal

We’re Putting Sex Offender Stamps On Passports. Here’s Why It Won’t Curb Sex Tourism & Trafficking., 11.7.17 // The Appeal

Reddit AMA, 10.27.17 // Reddit

Collateral Consequences as Impediments to Public Safety: Felony Disenfranchisement and Sex Offender Registries, 2016 // The State of Criminal Justice, American Bar Association

The Violence of Voicelessness: The Impact of Felony Disenfranchisement on Recidivism, 2015 // Berkeley La Raza Law Journal