Navigating Miller v. Alabama with COMPAS: How Risk Assessment Instruments Square With a Meaningful Opportunity for Release

By Emily Barber

Emily Barber is a juris doctor candidate at Columbia Law School. She is incredibly grateful to Professor Jeffrey Fagan for developing her interest in juvenile justice, and for his insightful feedback throughout the process of writing this article. She would also like to thank the editors of the National Lawyers Guild Review and the Columbia Human Rights Law Review, as well as her family, law school friends, and professional mentors who have supported and encouraged her passion for prisoners’ rights and the end of mass incarceration.