Introducing Guest Blogger Corey Yung

yung-corey.jpgI’m delighted to introduce Professor Corey Rayburn Yung who will be joining us for a short reprise guest visit.  Corey is an assistant professor of law at John Marshall Law School in Chicago. He joined the faculty there in 2007 and teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and a Sex Crimes Seminar. His scholarship is primarily focused on sex crimes and judicial decision-making. His sex crimes scholarship has recently focused on the punishment and regulation of sex offenders and was cited by the United States Supreme Court majority opinion in Kennedy v. Louisiana. Corey is also the author of the Sex Crimes Blog.

Corey is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and was an undergraduate at the University of Iowa. Prior to becoming a professor, Corey clerked for Judge Michael Melloy of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and was an associate at Shearman & Sterling in New York.

His recent publications include:

* One of These Laws is Not Like the Others: Why the Federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act Raises New Constitutional Questions, 46 Harvard Journal on Legislation (forthcoming 2009)

* The Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act and the Commerce Clause, 21 Federal Sentencing Reporter (forthcoming 2008)

* Is Military Law Relevant to the “Evolving Standards of Decency” Embodied in the Eighth Amendment?, 103 Northwestern Law Review Colloquy 140 (2008)

* Banishment by a Thousand Laws: Residency Restrictions on Sex Offenders, 85 Washington University Law Review 101 (2007)

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