Predictive future criminality, known as "selective incapacitation," has gained momentum as sentencing indicator; review and critique of underlying study.
- Assessing the Impact of Goldstein, Freud, and Solnit's Proposals: An Introductory Overview
- The Constitutional Rights of Natural Parents Under New York's Adoption Statutes
- Urging Restraint in Terminating the Rights of Parents of Children in Foster Care
- Public School Sex Education: Does it Violate Parents Rights?
In Depth Reading
Volume 12 Issue 1
High-level assessment of prison overcrowding; addresses successes, failures, and remedies of the American prison system
Synopsis of 1983 colloquium on prison overcrowding.
Response to panel and paper entitled Institutional Litigation in the Post-Chapman World.
Volume 12 Issue 2
Examines ways the law can ensure democratic governance in the internal affairs of unions
The male sexual impulse is a means for courts to find that men and women are not similarly situated; application of this principle in different areas of the law.
Tracks the development of selective incapacitation as an alternative sentencing procedure; argues for rejection because its impossible to predict dangerousness.
Volume 12 Issue 3
Discussion of the impact on child welfare law and policy of seminal works arguing for less state intervention in removing children from functional families.
Analysis of child welfare legal frameworks and their failure to incorporate non-nuclear family kinship structures and cultural nuances
Overview of the rise in constitutional challenges to sex education in public schools and an analysis of the arguments implicated.
Discussion of the controversial nature of psychoanalytic view of parent-child relationships; suggests it is an incorrect theory that generates proper outcomes