Kevin LappAssociate Professor of Law
JD, magna cum laude, New York University School of Law
MA, American History, University of Georgia
BA, University of Puget Sound
Kevin Lapp's scholarship considers the ways that nations define and regulate membership, and examines the results of countries incorporating punitive criminal justice norms into immigration law. In addition, he explores the evolving scope of Fourth and Fifth Amendment protections, with particular attention paid to their application to juveniles. Before joining the Loyola faculty, Professor Lapp taught at the New York University School of Law. He spent four years at the Legal Aid Society of New York City in the Juvenile Rights Practice, representing young people in juvenile delinquency and child welfare proceedings. He clerked for the Honorable A Howard Matz in the Central District of California.
- Kevin Lapp, As Though They Were Not Children: DNA Collection from Juveniles, 89 Tulane L. Rev. 435 (2014)
- Kevin Lapp, Compulsory DNA Collection and a Juvenile's Best Interests, 14 U. Md. L.J. Race, Religion, Gender & Class 50 (2014)
- Kevin Lapp and Joy Radice, A Better Balancing: Reconsidering Preconviction DNA Extraction from Federal Arrestees,90 N.C. L. Rev. Addendum 157 (2012)
- Kevin Lapp, Reforming the Good Moral Character Requirement for U.S. Citizenship, 87 Ind. L. J. 1571 (2012)
- Kevin Lapp, Pressing Public Necessity: The Unconstitutionality of the Absconder Apprehension Initiative, 29 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 573 (2005)
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