In his Case Note, West Menefee Bakke critiques the 9th Circuit’s recent opinion extending the status crimes doctrine to homelessness and argues that the status crimes doctrine ought to be abandoned in its entirety.
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West Menefee Bakke, Case Note, Against the Status Crimes Doctrine, 73 SMU L. Rev. F. 232 (2020).
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- Robert Ted Enloe III, Note, Criminal Sanctions for the Status of Narcotics Addiction, 17 Sw. L.J. 134 (1963).
- Douglas E. Abrams, Crime Legislation and Public Interest: Lessons from Civil RICO, 50 SMU L. Rev. 33 (1997).
- Hellmut A. Erwig, Note, Impossibility as a Defense to Criminal Attempt, 17 Sw. L.J. 461 (1963).