Young, Kathryne

GW Law Faculty Publications

September 15, 2022


How to Be Sort of Happy in Law School (Stanford University Press, 2018).


(With Katie R. Billings.) An Intersectional Examination of U.S. Civil Justice Problems, Utah L. Rev. ​(forthcoming).

(With Hannah Chimowitz.) How Parole Boards Judge Remorse: Relational Legal Consciousness and the Reproduction of Carceral Logic, 56 Law & Soc’y Rev. 237 (2022).

(With Katie R. Billings.) How Cultural Capital Shapes Mental Health Care Seeking in College, 65 Socio. Persps. 637 (2022).

(With Jessica Pearlman.) Racial Disparities in Lifer Parole Outcomes: The Hidden Role of Professional Evaluations, 47 Law & Soc. Inquiry 783 (2022).

Understanding the Social and Cognitive Processes in Law School that Create Unhealthy Lawyers, 89 Fordham L. Rev. 2575 (2021).

What the Access to Justice Crisis Means for Legal Education, 11 U.C. Irvine L. Rev.​ 811 (2021).

Legal Ruralism and California Parole Hearings: Space, Place, and the Carceral Landscape, 85 Rural Sociology 938 (2020).

Understanding Illegality: Tests and Trust in Sociolegal Fieldwork, 9 J. Organizational Ethnography 223 (2020).

(With Katie R. Billings.) Legal Consciousness and Cultural Capital, 54 Law & Soc'y Rev. 33 (2020).

Masculine Compensation and Masculine Balance: Notes on the Hawaiian Cockfight, 95 Soc. Forces 1341 (2017).

Parole Hearings and Victims' Rights: Implementation, Ambiguity, and Reform, 49 Conn. L. Rev. 431 (2016).

Criminal Behavior as An Expression of Identity and a Form of Resistance: The Sociolegal Significance of the Hawaiian Cockfight, 104 Calif. L. Rev. 1159 (2016).

(With Debbie A. Mukamal & Thomas Favre-Bulle.) Predicting Parole Grants: An Analysis of Suitability Hearings for California's Lifer Inmates, 28 Fed. Sent’g Rep. 268 (2016).

Everyone Knows the Game: Legal Consciousness in the Hawaiian Cockfight, 48 Law & Soc'y Rev. 499 (2014).

(With Christin L. Munsch.) Fact and Fiction in Constitutional Criminal Procedure, 66 S.C. L. Rev. 445 (2014).

Outing Batson: How the Case of Gay Jurors Reveals the Shortcomings of Modern Voir Dire, 48 Willamette L. Rev. 243 (2011).

Rights Consciousness in Criminal Procedure: A Theoretical and Empirical Inquiry, 12 Socio. Crime, L. & Deviance 67 (2009).

Environmental Advocate, in Beyond the Big Firm: Profiles of Lawyers Who Want Something More 71 (Diane Chin & Alan Morrison, eds., Aspen Publishers, 2007).

The Privatization of California Correctional Facilities: A Population-Based Approach, 18 Stan. L. & Pol'y Rev. 438 (2007).


(With Joan Petersilia.) Keeping Track: Surveillance, Control, and the Expansion of the Carceral State, 129 Harv. L. Rev. 1318 (2016) (book review).