Danielle C. Jefferis

University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law

103 McCollum Hall

P.O. Box 830902

Lincoln, NE 68583-0902

United States

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It's Just Like Prison: Is a Civil (Nonpunitive) System of Immigration Detention Theoretically Possible?

96 Denv. L. Rev. 955 (2020), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper 19-10
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2022
René Marin and Danielle C. Jefferis
Independent and University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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immigration, detention, prison, civil

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Carceral Deference: Courts and Their Pro-Prison Propensities

92 Fordham L. Rev. ___ (2023)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2023
Danielle C. Jefferis
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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prisons, punishment, Eighth Amendment, civil rights, critical race theory, criminal law, constitutional law, deference

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Battlefield Borders, Threat Rhetoric, and the Militarization of State and Local Law Enforcement

3 Nat'l Security L. Br. 37 (2012)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2019
Danielle C. Jefferis
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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war on terror, national security, law enforcement, militarization of police, rhetoric, homegrown terrorism, discourse, Iraq, judicial deference, September 11, Posse Comitatus, war paradigm, criminal law paradigm, counterterrorism

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Carceral Intent

27 Mich. J. of Race & L. 323 (2022)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2023
Danielle C. Jefferis
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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prisons, punishment, Eighth Amendment, civil rights, critical race theory, criminal law, constitutional law, cruel and unusual, due process, intent, race

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Constitutionally Unaccountable: Privatized Immigration Detention

95 Indiana L.J. 177 (2020), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper 19-09
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2022
Danielle C. Jefferis
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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immigration, prison, detention, privatization, constitution, civil rights, geo group, CoreCivic, ice

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Private Prisons, Private Governance: Essay on Developments in Private-Sector Resistance to Privatized Immigration Detention

15 Northwestern J. of L. & Soc. Pol'y 1 (2019)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2022
Danielle C. Jefferis
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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immigration, immigration detention, private prisons, divestment, private governance, abolition, incarceration, migration

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Delegating Care, Evading Review: The Federal Tort Claims Act and Access to Medical Care in Federal Private Prisons

80 La. L. Rev. 37 (2020)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2023
Danielle C. Jefferis
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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Prison, Private Prisons, Torts, Federal Tort Claims Act, Independent Contractor

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Beyond Emissions: Migration, Prisons, and the Green New Deal

51 Environmental Law 161 (2021)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jul 2022
Wyatt Sassman and Danielle C. Jefferis
University of Denver, Sturm College of Law and University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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green new deal, immigration, social justice, environmental law, emissions, prisons, immigration detention, climate refugees, climate migration

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Yearning to Breathe Free: Migration-Related Confinement in America

106 Cornell L. Rev. Online 27 (2020)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Jul 2022
Danielle C. Jefferis
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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immigration, detention, prisons, book review, migration

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The Prison Penalty

103 N.C. L. Rev. ___ (2025)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Apr 2024 Last Revised: 16 May 2024
Danielle C. Jefferis
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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'The Worst of the Worst:' Civil Rights Cases and the Effect of Supermax Rhetoric on Judicial Decision-Making

Posted: 28 Mar 2023
Danielle C. Jefferis, Nicole B. Godfrey and Susan E. Provenzano
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Michigan State University College of Law and Georgia State University - College of Law

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rhetoric, civil rights, prison law, supermax, judicial decision-making

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The Nomos of Constitutional Force

Number of pages: 1
Danielle C. Jefferis
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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constitutional law, use of force, policing, prison law, prisoners' rights, legal philosophy, critical legal theory