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  • POL 191a - Seminar: Punishment and Crime


  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "Declaring Innocence: Use of the Declaratory Judgments to Vindicate the Wrongly Convicted." Boston University Public Interest Law Journal 18. (2009): 391.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "Jack Friedenthal: a scholar, teacher and Dean's Dean." George Washington University Law Review 78. (2009): 3.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "Responding to Hate Crime." Hate Crime: Issues and Perspectives. vol. 5 Praeger Press, 2009
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "The Evolving Federal Role in Bias Crime Law Enforcement and the Hate Crime Prevention Act of 2007." Stanford Journal of Law & Policy 251. (2008).
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "The Hate Crime Project and its Limitations: Evaluating the Societal Gains and Risk in Bias Crime Enforcement." Social Consciousness in Legal Decision Making. Springer, 2007
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion: group defamation trials in civil courts and the 'court' of public opinion." From the Protocols of the Eders of Zion to the Holocaust Denial Trials: Challenging the Media, Law and the Academy. Valentine Mitchell Publishers, 2007
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "Archibald Cox and the Genius of Our Institutions." Boston University Law Review 84. (2005).
  • Lawrence, Frederick M. (with Susan Gellman). "Agreeing to Agree: A Proponent and Opponent of Hate Crime Laws Reach for Agreement." Harvard Journal on Legislation 41 (2004): 421.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "Enforcing Bias Crimes Laws Without Bias: Evaluating the Disproportionate Enforcement Critique." Journal of Law and Contemporary Problems 66. (2003): 49.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "Hate Crimes." Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice. second ed. 2002.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "Memory, Hate, and the Criminalization of Bias-Motivated-Violence." Breaking the Cycles of Hatred. Princeton University Press, 2002
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "Racial Violence on a 'Small Island': Bias Crime in a Multi-Cultural Society." The Hate Debate: Should Hate Be Punished as a Crime?. London: IJPR, 2002
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "Civil Rights Law In Transition (Symposium): Dialogue on Hate Crimes Legislation." Fordham Urban Law Journal 27. (2000): 1168.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "Federal Bias Crime Law Symposium." Boston University Law Review 80 - Introduction (1185), Commentary (1437) (2000).
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "Hate Crimes: R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul, Wisconsin v. Mitchell." Encyclopedia of the American Constitution. supplement II vols. 2000.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "Violence-Conducive Speech: Punishable Verbal Assault or Protected Political Speech?." Freedom of Speech and Incitement Against Democracy. Kluwer Law International, 2000
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "The Case for a Federal Bias Crime Law." National Black Law Journal 16. (1999): 144.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. Punishing Hate: Bias Crimes Under American Law. Harvard University Press, 1999.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "The Collision of Rights in Violence-Conducive Speech." Cardozo Law Review 19. (1998): 1333.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "The Limits of Domination." Boston University Law Review 76. (1996): 361.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "The Punishment of Hate: Toward a Normative Theory of Bias-Motivated Crimes." Michigan Law Review 93. (1994): 320.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "Civil Rights and Criminal Wrongs: The Mens Rea of Federal Civil Rights Crimes." Tulane Law Review 67. (1993): 2113.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "The Hate Crimes/Hate Speech Paradox: Punishing Bias Crimes and Protecting Racist Speech." Notre Dame Law Review 68. (1993): 673.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "The Coastwise Voyager and the First Amendment: The Fighting Faiths of the Abrams Five." Rev. of Fighting Faiths: The Abrams Case, The Supreme Court, and Free Speech, by Richard Polenberg. Boston University Law Review vol. 69 897.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "Constitutional Interpretation and Halakhic Interpretation." Reconstructionist 53. (1987): 15.
  • Lawrence, Frederick M.. "The First Amendment Right to Gather State-Held Information." Yale Law Journal 89. (1980): 923.
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