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Boom (2016) 6 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2016
... California, Berkeley s Center for the Study of Religion and Berkeley s Center for the Study of Law and Society; he is the editor of Boom. K E V I N S T A R R is a California historian and a professor at the University of Southern California. He received a Ph.D. in English and American literature at Harvard...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... par- ents of their children s classmates that they were in fact not Lucifer-worshiping decapitators, and the group was never quite the same. BOOM | F A L L 20 16 75 Not far from the Sniff gallery, Osha Neumann created the Water Goddess sculpture with his son-in-law Jason DeAntonis. The scion of a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 32–39.
Published: 01 September 2016
... University of California Press s Reprints and Permissions web page, httpwww.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p¼reprints. DOI: 10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.32. in the aftermath. Indeed, public perception increasingly viewed local law enforcement and the federal government as complicit in the disappearances. Ayotzinapa...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 4–11.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and agency, or between the enduring, deep-seated practices and institutions that undergird society (such as markets, law) and the everyday voluntaristic behavior of individuals. In the past, despite the Collage by Ettore Santi. BOOM | F A L L 20 16 9 best intentions, the cleavage between structure and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): iii.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the Study of Religion. He is the editor of Boom. J O N A T H A N S I M O N is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and the Director of the Center for the Study of Law and Society. He has worked at UC Berkeley, where he teaches about criminal law and mass incarceration...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 57–59.
Published: 01 June 2016
... with nonviolent and drug-related offenses be released from prison. I am profoundly grateful for the positive changes that allow some of our brothers and sisters to come home. However, some of these people should never have been in prison in the first place. Passing laws to give them a better chance of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 94–97.
Published: 01 June 2016
... believe this, which is why 60 percent of them in November 2014 approved Proposition 47, a measure that changed simple drug possession and five petty-theft crimes from felonies to misdemeanors. Polling done a year after the law went into effect shows that support for Prop. 47 has grown to 67 percent.1 In...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 36–41.
Published: 01 June 2016
... policies all in the name of school safety suggest the latter. They reveal the criminalization of Silverado s youth, the majority of whom are poor people of color. Police presence in schools leads youth to become too easily entangled with the law. In previous eras, teachers and administrators handled minor...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 4–7.
Published: 01 June 2016
... amended California s Three Strikes law and reclassified some felony drug and property crimes as misdemeanors. Through all of these efforts, the state reduced its prison popu- lation by 26 percent in less than a decade. In August 2015, CDCR facilities housed 111,400 people and another 16,600 were in camps...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 52–56.
Published: 01 June 2016
... commuted sentences from major sentencing law changes, never become paroled. MCRP participants are assisted in obtaining their California identification and Social Security cards both necessary to find employment. Re´sume´ writing, professional certifications, and job search assistance are also provided. If...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 22–31.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the politics of law and order. Paradoxically, while some prisonmanagers welcomed the original litigation Pelican Bay State Prison Secure Housing Unit. Photograph by California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. BOOM | SUMMER 2016 27 in the hope that it would improve prison conditions over...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 74–87.
Published: 01 June 2016
... adult system, we re giving up on them These decisions must be made with the utmost care. At its essence, these initiatives are about how we treat children and young adults Calvin said, and so far, our treatment should be viewed as failure. These laws are about recognizing that we, as a society, have...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 42–51.
Published: 01 June 2016
... doing nothing. 44 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM Untitled-Opus March 9, 2013 (E PLURIBUS UNUM). © 2016 The William A. Noguera Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. It s a hallmark of California death row. In nearly every suicide report and there are many; until 2013 the state led the nation in...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 104–110.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... America s earliest penitentiaries carefully designed meaningful space for religious worship. Yet despite California s emergence as a simultaneously secular and religious modern utopia,3 a secular vision dominated the design of California s first prisons. Professor of Law and Literature at Columbia...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): v–vi.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., thousands of businesses, schools, nonprofit organizations, and hundreds of governments throughout the state. It s code made of laws, rules, and regulations, but it s made of culture, art, and daily life, too. Still, will we be able to tinker our way through the grand challenges of the twenty- first century...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 102–107.
Published: 01 March 2016
... all its fertile glory was never more than a stone s throw away from wherever you lived. It made a terrific place to escape, especially during the winters when the fog was almost as thick as yogurt, provid- ing a kind of natural cover from parents or the law. But beginning in the 1980s, and continuing...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 100–103.
Published: 01 December 2015
... ethics faith freedom hijab immigrants Islam Islamic law justice law and society marriage misrepresentation mosque Muslim prayer Qur’an shari’a mustafa rony zeno The Path to Water Shari a revisioned O ne Friday my Christian girlfriend joined me for prayers at the mosque andasked me why...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 94–99.
Published: 01 December 2015
... hijab immigrants Islam Islamic law justice law and society marriage misrepresentation mosque Muslim prayer Qur’an shari’a South Asian University of California veil mark fathi massoud and kathleen m. moore Rethinking Shari a Voices of Islam in California R eally Khadija, an elderly...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., Representation, and Authenticity. MA R K F A T H I M A S S O U D is associate professor of politics and legal studies at University of California, Santa Cruz, and visiting fellow at Princeton University s Program in Law and Public Affairs. He is the author of Law s Fragile State: Colonial, Authoritarian, and...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 104–108.
Published: 01 December 2015
... most of them receive financial assistance from the school, which is supported by individual American Mus- lim donors. Zaytuna offers only one bachelor s degree, in Islamic law and theology, but the curriculum combines Islamic and Western teachings. If students are going to be Muslims in the United...