In the News
- NPR's On Point
On NPR's On Point, Washington and Lee criminal law scholar Erik Luna discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision upholding invasive strip searches. Luna joins the podcast at the 14:10 mark.
- The Atlantic
Washington and Lee law professor Erik Luna comments in an Atlantic magazine article exploring alternatives to prison incarceration, including the increasing use of GPS monitoring devices.
- The Economist
Washington and Lee law professor Erik Luna discusses overcriminilization in the United States in an audio interview with The Economist.
- National Law Journal
In this National Law Journal opinion piece, Washington and Lee law professor Erik Luna argues that the federal government can help provoke reform of local indigent representation, but it should not relieve states of their constitutional duties.
- New York Times
Washington and Lee Law Professor Erik Luna comments in a New York Times article exploring how advocates on both the right and left are coming together to lobby for restricting the growth of the criminal justice system.
Law School News about Professor Luna
- W&L Law Prof Erik Luna Named to Sydney and Frances Lewis Professorship
Erik Luna, professor of law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, has been appointed the Sydney and Frances Lewis Professor of Law.
- W&L Law Professor Cited in U.S. Sentencing Commission Report
The work of Washington and Lee criminal law scholar Erik Luna is cited extensively in a new report issued by the U.S. Sentencing Commission on mandatory minimum penalties.
- New W&L Course Explores Terror Laws in a Post 9/11 World
Washington and Lee law professor Erik Luna explores the development of a distinctive legal regime and heightened enforcement efforts in the decade since the Sept. 11 attacks.
- W&L Law Prof. Erik Luna Elected to American Law Institute
Erik Luna, Professor of Law and Law Alumni Faculty Fellow at Washington and Lee University School of Law, has been elected to the American Law Institute, the most prestigious law reform body in the U.S.
- W&L Law Professor Testifies for Senate Committee examining Violence against Homeless
On Wednesday, September 29, Washington and Lee law professor Erik Luna testified before a U.S. Senate subcommittee examining whether violence against America's homeless population is on the rise.