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 (26)

1.

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
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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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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
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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
Downloads 1,405 (26,037)
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homeless, poverty, encampments, shelter, constitutional law

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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 1,251 (30,706)
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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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A Homeless Bill of Rights (Revolution)

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2019
Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 1,040 (39,400)
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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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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
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homeless, encampments, tent cities, small villages, Fourth Amendment, sweeps, constitutional law

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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
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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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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 924 (47,252)
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Shelter, Homeless, Constitutional Law, Housing

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Penny Wise But Pound Foolish: How Permanent Supportive Housing Can Prevent a World of Hurt

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Jul 2019
Lavena Staten and Sara Rankin
Homeless Rights Advocacy Project and Seattle University School of Law
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homeless, homelessness, supportive housing, mental health, mental illness, substance use, constitutional law, criminalization

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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 831 (54,694)
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homeless, pets, poverty, shelter

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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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Punishing Homelessness

22 New Criminal Law Review 1, 99–135 (2019)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Jun 2019
Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law
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Homeless, Constitutional Law, Human Rights, Poverty, Ordinances, Begging, Camping, First Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Eighth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Stigma, Marginalized Groups, Race, Incarceration

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

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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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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 Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School 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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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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Hiding Homelessness: The Transcarceration of Homelessness

California Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2020
Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law
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constitutional law, homelessness, Martin, Boise, shelter, Eighth Amendment, punishment, involuntary commitment, conservatorship, mass tents, sweeps

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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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Civilly Criminalizing Homelessness

Harvard Civil Rights- Civil Liberties Law Review (CR-CL), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Aug 2020
Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law
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civil law, civil debt, punishment, constitutional law, homeless, homelessness, criminalization, discrimination, bias

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

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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

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

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
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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: 67 Posted: 22 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2020
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

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

17 Chap. L. Rev. 89 (2013)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 May 2013 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2020
Sara Rankin, Lisa Ellen Brodoff and Mary Bowman
Seattle University School of Law, Seattle University School of Law and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
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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

17 Chap. L. Rev. 17 (2013)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 May 2013 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2020
Sara Rankin
Seattle University School of Law
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public interest, pro bono, public service, clinical skills, lawyering skills, legal writing, lawyering process, legal education reform