Analysis of recent trends in alternatives to incarceration; such reforms may increase criminal justice intervention without reductions in overall incarceration
- Use and Abuse of the Power to Sever Family Bonds
- Child Abuse, Gender, and the Myth of Family Independence: Thoughts on the History of Family Violence and Its Social Control 1880-1920
- Psychological Parenting vs. Attachment Theory: The Child's Best Interests and the Risks in Doing the Right Things for the Wrong Reasons
- Solnit/Fanshel Discussion
In Depth Reading
Volume 12 Issue 1
Examination of retributive sentencing and its moral underpinnings; discusses the link between retributive sentencing and prison overcrowding.
Selective incapacitation can remedy prison overcrowding by employing a careful examination of who should remain incarcerated.
Reflection on other professors' thoughts during the colloquium on how to reform the criminal justice system.
Volume 12 Issue 2
Tracks the development of selective incapacitation as an alternative sentencing procedure; argues for rejection because its impossible to predict dangerousness
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
Examines ways the law can ensure democratic governance in the internal affairs of unions
Volume 12 Issue 3
Reflections by a Family Court Judge on modern psychotherapy's ideas of child welfare and the social and psychological consequences of their overuse
Discussion of the controversial nature of psychoanalytic view of parent-child relationships; suggests it is an incorrect theory that generates proper outcomes
Critical exchange between Drs. Solnit and Fanshel regarding theoretical underpinnings of child welfare law
Discussion of private adoption in New York; it is unfair, unconstitutional to terminate parental rights for one who has given extrajudicial consent