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Prof. Howell Co-Writes Amicus Brief to Second Circuit Court of Appeals

January 3, 2012

Professor Babe Howell co-wrote an amicus brief on behalf of the New York City Bar Association in the case of Mental Hygiene Legal Services v. Cuomo. The amicus brief was submitted to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and challenges the mandatory pre-trial detention provisions of the Sex Offender Management and Treatment Act. Prof. Howell teaches Criminal Law, and her scholarship focuses on the intersection of the criminal justice system and race.

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