History of the public defense system, with an introduction for other articles exploring the issue in the colloquium.
- Litigative Approaches to Enforcing the Right to Effective Assistace of Counsel in Criminal Cases
- Adversary System, Advocacy, and Effective Assistance of Counsel in Criminal Cases, The
- What is the Assistance of Counsel Effective For
- Determining Client Eligibility for Appointed Counsel: A Strategy for Reform in New York State
In Depth Reading
Volume 14 Issue 1
A critique of an article by Prof. Stephen Schulhofer arguing that Philadelphia bench trials do not necessarily create better outcomes for defendants.
Critique of Wilson and Mounts approach to reforming public defender system, arguing that focus should not be on judiciary.
Review of constitutional jurisprudence on effective assistance of counsel; proposal of new model that accounts for due process and equal protections guarantees
Volume 14 Issue 2
Article exploring what sexual equality means under the law, analyzing ERISA, NLRA, and other key laws.
Close examination of historical New Jersey v. T.L.O. 4th Amendment case regarding illegal search and seizure related to students' possessions at school.
Explanation of how the dual federal and state sovereignty system led to double jeopardy for criminal trials historically.
History of "alien" detention in the U.S., beginning with 1950s and focusing on groups from Cuba, Haiti, and other nations, through challenges in the present.
Volume 14 Issue 3
Analysis and endorsement of a court-ordered mediation proposal to improve the judicial system's approach to child custody disputes
Overview of areas trending towards alternative dispute resolution including custody, family disputes and international trade disputes
Amicus brief arguing that defendant's tactic of coercing fee waivers in civil rights suits unethically creates a conflict of interest for plaintiff and attorney
Explores the implications of the Supreme Court's Marek v. Chesny decision on civil rights litigation and awarding attorney's fees; provides advice to plaintiffs
Volume 14 Issue 4
proposes new judicial standard for analyzing politically motivateas boycotts with potential benefits, a subject SCOTUS has not yet answered
explores the need for white gay men to acknowledge their role as symbols of the privilege historically and currently enjoyed by white males
Colloquium index, Volume 14
personal narrative about being a black and gay woman and the need for blacks and gays to shed their fears of examining differences