Discussion of the Federal Election Commission's work in curtailing certain expenditures in Presidential debates, and proposals to remedy these tensions.
- Proving Intentional Discrimination in Equal Protection Cases: The Growing Burden of Proof in the Supreme Court
- Socially Responsible Investment of Public Pension Funds: The South Africa Issue and State Law
- New Development in Defending Commitment of the Elderly
- Conserving Natural Resources: Toward a Comprehensive State Solid Waste Recycling Program under the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
In Depth Reading
Volume 10 Issue 1
An overview of models for presidential primaries, proposing a solution that would combine aspects of regional and time-oriented proposals.
A discussion of issues affecting the primary system, including state variation and media influence, and a presentation of methods for reform.
Description of colloquium on election finance law after the Supreme Court decision Buckley v. Valeo and the 1976 Federal Election Campaign Act amendments.
Volume 10 Issue 2
Discussion on Nuclear Power, Rapid Technological Advancement, and Democratic Values.
The origins of atomic secrecy and the law surrounding atomic secrecy in light of civil liberties.
Opening remarks for a symposium on the economic and noneconomic costs of nuclear development, in the wake of the Three Mile Island disaster.
Transcript of the panel discussion on Stuart Diamond's article and the panelists' responses.
Volume 10 Issue 3
Socially responsible investment of state-run pension funds; legal issues, effectiveness and financial consequences of restricting South African investment.
Shifting Supreme Court jurisprudence requiring heightened standards for proving intentional discrimination; resulting curtailment in challenges to unfair laws.
Civil commitment issues with the mentally ill and the elderly; right to counsel, policy and due process considerations for involuntary commitment
Analysis of granting testimonial privilege to professional journalists as opposed to the general public; preserving a robust press.