University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change


The University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Social Change (JLASC) is a progressive, student-run journal and seminar that espouses an interdisciplinary scholarly approach to challenge social injustice. JLASC is unique among Penn Law Journals both in our mission and process. All journal members participate in journal decision-making by collectively reviewing, selecting and editing each piece of scholarship.

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Current Issue: Volume 19 (2016), Issue 3 (2016)




Into the Abyss: The Unintended Consequences of Death Penalty Abolition

Ross Kleinstuber, Sandra Joy, and Elizabeth A. Mansley