Amy Bach

Haywood Burns Fellow

Amy Bach is the author of Ordinary Injustice: How America Holds

New Rules for Schools New Rules for Schools

The most effective way to fight violence in schools is not the widespread "zero tolerance" model. Thankfully, Clayton County, Georgia, may have the perfect solution.

Oct 14, 2009 / Editorial / Amy Bach

The Liberal Riposte The Liberal Riposte

Liberal groups are also concentrating on influencing the next generation of legal scholars.

Sep 11, 2002 / Feature / Amy Bach

Vigilante Justice Vigilante Justice

On Friday, September 15, four days after the terrorist attacks, an 18-year-old Moroccan boy received an unusual request from his school guidance counselor: Come see me as soon as ...

May 16, 2002 / Feature / Amy Bach

Unforgiven Unforgiven

On August 21 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, a struggling oil-refinery town on the Texas border, Wilbert Rideau walked to the center of the modern courtroom, hobbled by shackles. The...

Jan 3, 2002 / Feature / Amy Bach

Deported… Disappeared? Deported… Disappeared?

Recently deported, Ghasson Dahduli is now missing in Jordanian custody, and his family worries about what he's being subjected to.

Dec 7, 2001 / Editorial / Amy Bach

Security With Liberty: A Forum Security With Liberty: A Forum

On October 26, President Bush signed into law an antiterrorism package dismantling many privacy protections that Americans had long taken for granted.

Nov 1, 2001 / Feature / Amy Bach

Movin’ on Up with the Federalist Society Movin’ on Up with the Federalist Society

How the right rears its young lawyers.

Sep 13, 2001 / Feature / Amy Bach

Justice on the Cheap Justice on the Cheap

For many indigent defendants, the right to a lawyer doesn't mean much.

May 3, 2001 / Feature / Amy Bach

Making the Case in Albany Making the Case in Albany

While most of the 1,500 people who traveled to Albany from all over New York State last Tuesday endured freezing winds outside the legislature to tell stories of families torn ...

Mar 31, 2001 / Feature / Amy Bach

Selma Is Still Selma Selma Is Still Selma

Selma, Alabama, a touchstone in the civil rights movement, is frozen in a way that confounds onlookers.

Sep 7, 2000 / Editorial / Amy Bach