Fairfax, Roger A., Jr.

GW Law Faculty Publications

March 19, 2019

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Adjudicatory Criminal Procedure:  Cases, Statutes, and Materials (2017).

Grand Jury 2.0: Modern Perspectives on the Grand Jury. Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, 2010. 



Foreword, Fall Symposium 2017, The Challenge of Crime in a Free Society:  Fifty Years Later, 86 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1465 (2018).

The Grand Jury’s Role in the Prosecution of Unjustified Police Killings:  Challenges and Solutions, 52 Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. 397 (2017).

Nelson v. Colorado:  “Guilty Enough”:  The Supreme Court Reinforces the Presumption of Innocence, Geo. Wash. L. Rev. On the Docket (May 17, 2017), http://www.gwlr.org/guilty-enough-the-supreme-court-reinforces-the-presumption-of-innocence/.

The Grand Jury and Police Violence Against Black Men, in Policing the Black Man:  Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment 209 (Angela J. Davis ed., 2017).  

"Thinking Outside the Jury Box: Deploying the Grand Jury in the Guilty Plea Process," 57 William & Mary Law Review 1395-1413 (2016).

"Should the American Grand Jury Survive Ferguson?," 58 Howard Law Journal 825-831 (2015).

"Teaching the Methods of White-Collar Criminal Practice: Investigations," 11 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 755-757 (2014).

"Teaching the Wire: Integrating Capstone Policy Content into the Criminal Law Curriculum," 64 Journal of Legal Education 109 (2014).

"Challenges and Choices in Criminal Law Course Design," 10 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 659-661 (2013).

"Searching for Solutions to the Indigent Defense Crisis in the Broader Criminal Justice Reform Agenda," 122 Yale Law Journal 2316-2335 (2013).

"Batson's Grand Jury DNA," 97 Iowa Law Review 1511-1530 (2012).

"The 'Smart on Crime' Prosecutor," 25 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 905-912 (2012).

"From 'Overcriminalization' to 'Smart on Crime': American Criminal Justice Reform--Legacy and Prospects," 7 Journal of Law, Economics & Policy 597-616 (2011).

"Prosecutorial Nullification," 52 Boston College Law Review 1243-1281 (2011).

"Does Grand Jury Discretion Have a Legitimate (and Useful) Role to Play in Criminal Justice?," in Grand Jury 2.0: Modern Perspectives on the Grand Jury, p. 57-114. Edited by Roger A. Fairfax, Jr. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2010.

"Grand Jury Innovation: Toward a Functional Makeover of the Ancient Bulwark of Liberty," 19 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 339-368 (2010).

"Outsourcing Criminal Prosecution? The Limits of Criminal Justice Privatization," 2010 University of Chicago Legal Forum 265-297.

"Remaking the Grand Jury," in Grand Jury 2.0: Modern Perspectives on the Grand Jury, p. 323-356. Edited by Roger A. Fairfax, Jr. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2010.

"A Fair Trial, Not a Perfect One: The Early Twentieth Century Reform Campaign for the Harmless Error Rule," (Symposium: Criminal Appeals: Past, Present, and Future) 93 Marquette Law Review 433-457 (2009).

"Delegation of the Criminal Prosecution Function to Private Actors," 43 UC Davis Law Review 411-456 (2009).

"Grand Jury Discretion and Constitutional Design," 93 Cornell Law Review 703-763 (2008).

"Harmless Constitutional Error and the Institutional Significance of the Jury." 76 Fordham Law Review 2027-2073 (2008).

"A Tribute to Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr." 22 Harvard BlackLetter Law Journal 141-144 (2006).

"Grand Jury Investigation and Indictment." 2 Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties 707-708, edited by Paul Finkelman. New York: Routledge, 2006.

"The Jurisdictional Heritage of the Grand Jury Clause." 91 Minnesota Law Review 398-458 (2006).

"Wielding the Double-Edged Sword: Charles Hamilton Houston and Judicial Activism in the Age of Legal Realism." 14 Harvard Black Letter Law Journal 17-44 (1998).