Bibliography of Tamar Birckhead
Attorney Birckhead was a law professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law from 2004 through 2016. In addition to teaching, she edited books, co-authored a casebook, and wrote over a dozen law journal articles. As an academic, she also contributed to the public dialogue in the form of commentary and op-eds.
The focus of her writing was on issues related to criminal defense and juvenile justice, including solitary confinement, trafficked children, and the interrogation of adolescents.
Casebook and Book Chapters:
- Children in Isolation: The Solitary Confinement of Youth, in THE FUTURE OF JUVENILE JUSTICE: PROCEDURE AND PRACTICE FROM A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE (Carolina Academic Press 2016)
- CHILDREN, PARENTS, AND THE LAW: PUBLIC AND PRIVATE AUTHORITY IN THE HOME, SCHOOLS, AND JUVENILE COURTS (with L. Harris & L. Teitelbaum) (Aspen 3d ed. 2012)
- The Challenges of Defending Juveniles in Delinquency Court, in PROMISE UNFULFILLED: JUVENILE JUSTICE IN AMERICA 88–104 (Cathryn Crawford ed., 2012).
Law Journal Articles:
- The Racialization of Juvenile Justice & the Role of the Defense Attorney, 58 B.C. L. REV 379-461 (2017).
- The New Peonage, 72 WASH. & LEE L. REV. 1595-1678 (2015).
- Introduction to the Symposium: Vulnerable Defendants and the Criminal Justice System, 93 N.C. L. REV. 1211-1221 (2015) (with Katie Rose Guest Pryal).
- Children in Isolation: The Solitary Confinement of Youth, 50 WAKE FOREST L. REV. 1– 80 (2015).
- Closing the Widening Net: The Rights of Juveniles at Intake, 46 TEXAS TECH L. REV. 157–186 (2013) (invited symposium contribution).
- Delinquent by Reason of Poverty, 38 WASH. U. J.L. & POL'Y 53–107 (2012).
- Juvenile Justice Reform 2.0, 20 J.L. & POL'Y 15–62 (2011).
- The “Youngest Profession”: Consent, Autonomy, and Prostituted Children, 88 WASH. U. L. REV. 1055–1115 (2011).
- Graham v. Florida: Justice Kennedy's Vision of Childhood and the Role of Judges, 6 DUKE J. CONST. L. & PUB. POL'Y 66–80 (2010).
- Culture Clash: The Challenge of Lawyering across Difference in Juvenile Court, 62 RUTGERS L. REV. 959–991 (2010).
- Toward a Theory of Procedural Justice for Juveniles, 57 BUFF. L. REV. 1447–1513 (2009).
- North Carolina, Juvenile Court Jurisdiction, and the Resistance to Reform, 86 N.C. L. REV. 1443–1500 (2008).
- The Age of the Child: Interrogating Juveniles after Roper v. Simmons, 65 WASH. & LEE L. REV. 385–450 (2008).
- The Conviction of Lynne Stewart and the Uncertain Future of the Right to Defend, 43 AM. CRIM. L. REV. 1–52 (2006).
- To Bedlam and Part Way Back: Anne Sexton, Her Therapy Tapes, and the Meaning of Privacy, 2 UCLA WOMEN'S L.J. 165–221 (1992) (published under Tamar R. Lehrich).