Ph.D. in Criminology, Law and Society
Elliott Currie & Keramet Reiter
criminal law, critical disability studies, homelessness, legal consciousness, policing, policy implementation, punishment & social control
Education: JD, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles; MA, University of California, Irvine; BA, New York Univeristy
Articles & Book Chapters
- Chesnut, Kelsie, Melissa Barragan, Jason Gravel, Natalie A. Pifer, Keramet Reiter, Nicole Sherman, & George Tita (forthcoming in 2016) “Not an Iron Pipeline, but Many Iron Capillaries: Regulating Passive Gun Transactions in Los Angeles' Secondary & Illegal Markets.” Injury Prevention.
- Pifer, Natalie A. (forthcoming in 2016) "The Scientific and the Social in Implementing Atkins v. Virginia" Law & Social Inquiry.
- Pifer, Natalie A. (2016) "Re-Entrenchment Through Reform: The Promises and Perils of Categorical Exemptions for Extreme Punishment Policy" Alabama Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Law Review, Vol. 7:2: 172-218.
- Reiter, Keramet and Pifer, Natalie A. (2015) "Plata v. Brown" In Oxford Handbooks Online in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Michael Tonry, ed. Oxford University Press.
- Pifer, Natalie A. (2011). "Berghuis v. Smith: Continuing Ambiguity in Fair-Cross Section Claims" Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 44.3: 1035-1048.
- Pifer, Natalie A. (2010). "Is Life the Same As Death?: Implications of Graham v. Florida, Roper v. Simmons, and Atkins v. Virginia on Life Without Parole Sentences for Juvenile and Mentally Retarded Offenders" Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 43.4: 1495-1532.
- Pifer, Natalie A. (forthcoming in 2016) Review of the book Mass Incarceration on Trial: A Remarkable Decision and the Future of Prisons in America [by Jonathan Simon] Punishment & Society.
- Pifer, Natalie A. (2013). Review of the book Life without Parole: America's New Death Penalty? [edited by Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. and Austin Sarat] Punishment & Society, Vol. 15.5: 583-585.