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Reflections on the Colloquium: Detainment, Detention, and Imprisonment: State Authority Over Marginalized LGBT Communities

By Caroline ’17

There is perhaps no word that more strongly connotes academia at its stuffiest than “journal.” As someone who arrived at law school slightly suspicious of being drawn into the ivory tower, I did not sign up for a journal blindly. I had little interest in participating in an elite conversation just for the sake of having been invited to join the conversation. I decided I would only join a journal if I felt it expressed some sort of vision of what the law could be or should be, and if I felt it had some sort of relevance outside of the ivory tower. At JLG, I found a community committed to using its voice and privilege to express such a vision. Continue reading Reflections on the Colloquium: Detainment, Detention, and Imprisonment: State Authority Over Marginalized LGBT Communities