College of Law Accomplishments

Professor David Pimentel named Managing Editor of the International Journal of the Jurisprudence of the Family

Professor Pimentel has been named Managing Editor — a position he now shares with Robin Fretwell Wilson, internationally renowned professor of family law at the University of Illinois¬†College of Law — of the International Journal of the Jurisprudence of the Family. The Editor in Chief is Professor Scott Fitzgibbon at Boston College Law School. The […]

Professor David Pimentel publishes on Forfeitures and the Eighth Amendment

Professor Pimentel’s new article is out in the Summer 2017 issue of the Harvard Law and Policy Review. In it, he sets forth a proposed Eighth Amendment analysis, for when government seizures of property, under forfeiture laws, run afoul of the “Excessive Fines” clause in the Constitution. Eighth Amendment jurisprudence usually focuses on the “Cruel […]

Professor David Pimentel Publishes on Parents’ Rights

Prof. Pimentel’s new article,¬† Protecting the Free-Range Kid: Recalibrating Parents’ Rights and the Best Interest of the Child, has been published as the lead article in Volume 38 of the Cardozo Law Review. The article challenges the notion that the issues should be framed in terms of parents’ rights v. children’s rights, suggesting instead that […]