Critical discussion of the role of the law and lawyering in the realization of social change and justice; lawyering as conduit for shifting power imbalances
- Lawyers, Law and Social Change
- Sex Discrimination and State Constitutions: State Pathways through Federal Roadblocks
- Workplace Exposure to Toxic Chemicals: Information Disclosure Versus Trade Secret Protection
- Griswold Revisited in Light of Uplinger: An Historical and Philosophical Exposition of Implied Autonomy Rights in the Constitution
In Depth Reading
Volume 13 Issue 1
Discussion of the longstanding stigma faced by Japanese American communities following internment during WWII; viewing stigma as a legally recognizable injury
Development of doctrine protecting employees from co-worker sexual harassment requires employer liability to ensure adequate remedies and title VII protections
Analysis of whether unions have the right to mandatory disclosure of toxic chemicals that employees face in the workplace in the face of trade secrets claims
Volume 13 Issue 2
Discussion of social segregation and economic inequality in employment, including current political and sociological obstacles to achieving equality
Defense of the "equal treatment"—as opposed to the "special treatment"—approach to Title VII sex discrimination in employment cases involving pregnancy.
Analysis of Reagan-era shifts in anti-discrimination policy, as well as the political climate for anti-discrimination efforts.
Examination of Kremer v. Chem. Constr. Corp. and its impact on Title VII discrimination claims; argues that it's inconsistent with Title VII enforcement scheme
Volume 13 Issue 3
Analysis and critique of the use of legalese in the legal profession, particularly as an expression of elite power.
Rehabilitative alimony, an often time-limited form of remuneration after a divorce, is often unjust and applied unfairly
Argument in favor of clinical legal education and the integration of such programs into law school curricula
Examination of the intersection of copyright law and First Amendment law as they relate to news reporting
Volume 13 Issue 4
Discussion of rent regulations vis-a-vis economic criticisms that employ a basic supply and demand model; suggests these critiques lack empirical support
Critique of the intersection of abortion and privacy in society and law; proposal of critical theory of abortion and privacy.
Argues that zoning laws prioritizing luxury housing over low income housing runs afoul of New York state constitutional protections