Sara Rankin

Seattle University School of Law

Associate Professor

901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall

P.O. Box 222000

Seattle, WA n/a 98122-1090

United States

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Washington's War on the Visibly Poor: A Survey of Criminalizing Ordinances & Their Enforcement

Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 15-19, Published by the SU Homeless Rights Advocacy Project
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 08 May 2015 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2015
Justin Olson, Scott MacDonald and Sara Rankin
Seattlle University, School of Law, Students, Seattlle University, School of Law, Students and Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 1,378 (11,939)

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public space, homelessness, race, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, LGBTQ, homeless, poverty, constitutional rights, civil rights, human rights, criminalization, neoliberal

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Discrimination at the Margins: The Intersectionality of Homelessness & Other Marginalized Groups

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 08 May 2015
Kaya Lurie, Breanne Schuster and Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law, Seattle University School of Law and Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 1,041 (18,429)

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public space, homelessness, race, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, LGBTQ, homeless, poverty, constitutional rights, civil rights, human rights, criminalization, neoliberal

A Homeless Bill of Rights (Revolution)

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2014
Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 617 (37,788)

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homeless, rights, constitutional law, civil rights, legislative advocacy, legislation, legal mobilization, social movement

A Homeless Bill of Rights (Revolution)

45 SETON HALL L. REV. 383 (2015) , Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 14-20
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2015
Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law
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Legal mobilization, discrimination, bias, homeless, constitutional, legislation, legislative advocacy, ordinances, criminalization, prejudice

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At What Cost: The Minimum Cost of Criminalizing Homelessness in Seattle and Spokane

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 May 2015
Joshua Howard, David Tran and Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law, Seattle University School of Law and Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 726 (30,867)

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public space, homelessness, race, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, LGBTQ, homeless, poverty, constitutional rights, civil rights, human rights, criminalization, neoliberal

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The Wrong Side of History: A Comparison of Modern and Historical Criminalization Laws

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 May 2015
Javier Ortiz, Matthew Dick and Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law, Seattle University School of Law and Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 583 (41,571)

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public space, homelessness, race, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, LGBTQ, homeless, poverty, constitutional rights, civil rights, human rights, criminalization, neoliberal

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No Rest for the Weary: Why Cities Should Embrace Homeless Encampments

Seattle University School of Law, Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, 2016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 May 2016 Last Revised: 20 May 2016
Samir Junejo, Suzanne Skinner and Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law, Seattle University School of Law and Seattle University School of Law
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homeless, poverty, encampments, shelter, constitutional law

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Living at the Intersection: Laws & Vehicle Residency

Seattle University School of Law, Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, 2016
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 May 2016 Last Revised: 20 May 2016
Seattle University, School of Law, Students, Seattlle University, School of Law, Students, Seattlle University, School of Law, Students, Seattle University, School of Law, Students and Seattle University School of Law
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homeless, vehicle, criminalization, shelter, constitutional law, poverty

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Shut Out: How Barriers Often Prevent Meaningful Access to Emergency Shelter

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 May 2016 Last Revised: 20 May 2016
Suzanne Skinner and Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law and Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 438 (59,860)

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Shelter, Homeless, Constitutional Law, Housing

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No Pets Allowed: Discrimination, Homelessness, and Pet Ownership

Seattle University School of Law, Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, 2016
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 May 2016 Last Revised: 20 May 2016
Ruby Aliment, Sara Rankin and Kaya Lurie
Seattle University School of Law, Seattle University School of Law and Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 391 (67,878)

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homeless, pets, poverty, shelter

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Blurred Lines: Homelessness & the Increasing Privatization of Public Space

Seattle University School of Law, Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, 2016
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 May 2016 Last Revised: 20 May 2016
Alex Glyman and Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law and Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 368 (73,141)

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business improvement district, tourism, economic, criminalization, homeless, BID, lobbying, public space, private space

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It Takes a Village: Practical Guide for Authorized Encampments

Evanie Parr, Seattle University Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, It Takes a Village: Practical Guidance for Authorized Homeless Encampments (Sara Rankin Ed., 2018)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 May 2018 Last Revised: 13 May 2018
Evanie Parr and Sara Rankin
Seattle University, School of Law, Students and Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 269 (105,901)

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homeless, encampments, tent cities, small villages, Fourth Amendment, sweeps, constitutional law

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The Influence of Exile

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 76, No. 1, 2016, Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 16-11
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2016
Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 244 (116,401)

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Constitutional law, poverty, homeless, property, public space, Robinson, Reed, criminal law, local law, legislation, policy, discrimination, prejudice, bias

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Yes, In My Backyard: Building ADUs to Address Homelessness

University of Denver Sturm College of Law Homeless Advocacy Policy Project, Yes, in My Backyard: Building Adus to Address Homelessness (Sara Rankin, Nantiya Ruan, Elie Zweibel Eds., 2018).
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 May 2018
Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, Denver Sturm College of Law Homeless Advocacy Policy Project, Denver Sturm College of Law Homeless Advocacy Policy Project, Denver Sturm College of Law Homeless Advocacy Policy Project, Denver Sturm College of Law Homeless Advocacy Policy Project, Seattle University School of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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zoning, dwelling units, granny flats, homelessness, homeless

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A Broken Dream: Homelessness & Immigrants

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 May 2016 Last Revised: 20 May 2016
Jodilyn Gilleland, Kaya Lurie and Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law, Seattle University School of Law and Seattle University School of Law
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immigrant, immigration, refugee, discrimination, homeless, shelter, poverty

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Begging for Change: Begging Restrictions Throughout Washington

Jocelyn Tillisch & Drew Sena, Seattle University Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, Begging for Change: Begging Restrictions Throughout Washington (Justin Olson & Sara Rankin Eds., 2018)
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 04 May 2018
Seattle University School of Law, Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, Seattle University School of Law and Seattlle University, School of Law, Students
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begging, panhandling, homeless, First Amendment, free speech, Reed, constitutional law, Due Process

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Finding Safe Parking for Vehicle Residents

T. Ray Ivey & Jodilyn L. Gilleland, Seattle University Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, Hidden in Plain Sight: Finding Safe Parking for Vehicle Residents (Sara Rankin Ed., 2018)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 May 2018 Last Revised: 13 May 2018
Seattle University, School of Law, Students, Seattle University School of Law and Seattle University School of Law
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vehicle residents, homeless, safe parking, constitutional law, scofflaw, harm mitigation

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What to Expect When You Are Arrested: A Guide to Navigating for Unhoused Defendants

Brittany Chiechi, Ivona Ogramic & Colleen Rowe, Seattle University Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, What to Expect when You Are Arrested: a Guide to Navigating Court for Unhoused Defendants (Sara Rankin Ed., 2018)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 May 2018
Seattle University, School of Law, Students, Seattle University, School of Law, Students, Seattle University, School of Law, Students and Seattle University School of Law
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homelessness, public defenders, criminal law, criminal procedure, courtroom, pro se, harm mitigation, diversion, collateral consequences

18.

Building a Clear Strategy for Legal Education Reform: How an Exclusive Focus on Substance Undermines Systemic Change

Seattle Journal for Social Justice
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2012
Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 173 (158,645)

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Education Reform, Legal Education, Organizational Change Theory, Progressive Education, Change, Carnegie Report, McCrate Report

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Faith Is the First Step: Faith-Based Solutions to Homelessness

Kate Means, Seattle University Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, Faith Is the First Step: Faith-Based Solutions to Homelessness (Sara Rankin Ed., 2018)
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 May 2018 Last Revised: 13 May 2018
Katherine Means and Sara Rankin
Seattle University, School of Law, Students and Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 136 (197,692)

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religion, land use, property, law, religious, RLUIPA, First Amendment, constitutional law, ADA, faith, homeless, shelter

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We Have a Dream: Integrating Skills Courses and Public Interest Work in the First Year of Law School (And Beyond)

Chapman Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 May 2013
Sara Rankin, Lisa Ellen Brodoff and Mary Bowman
Seattle University School of Law, Seattle University School of Law and Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 119 (215,451)

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legal education reform, legal writing, lawyering skills, lawyering process, clinics, clinical work, public interest, public service, legal education reform

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The Fully Formed Lawyer: Why Law Schools Should Require Public Service to Better Prepare Students for Private Practice

Chapman Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 May 2013 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2014
Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 75 (291,673)

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public interest, pro bono, public service, clinical skills, lawyering skills, legal writing, lawyering process, legal education reform

Invidious Deliberation: The Problem of Congressional Bias in Federal Hate Crime Legislation

Rutgers Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Nov 2013
Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 51 (360,666)

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suspect class, sexual orientation, race, religion, discrimination, bias, legislation, legislative, Congressional, constitutional law, policy, homeless, homelessness, gender, gender identity, transgender, lesbian, gay

Invidious Deliberation: The Problem of Congressional Bias in Federal Hate Crime Legislation

66 RUTGERS L. REV. 563 (2014) , Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 14-16
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 22 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2015
Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law
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legislation, legislative advocacy, hate crimes, discrimination, prejudice, bias, congress, decisionmaking, homeless, LGBTQ, race, religion, disability, politics