Local response to disinvestment by big intdustries in small communities. Avoiding shut downs and attempting to counteract their effects through eminent domain.
- America's Decision: Will We Save the Family Farm?
- Equitable Estoppel, Unjust Enrichment and the Good Samaritan Doctrine: Three Possible Defenses to a Farmers Home Administration Foreclosure Proceeding
- Recovery of Unemployment Insurance Over-Payments: The Role of Equity and Good Conscience
- An Attorney General's Role in the Farm Crisis: The Minnesota Experience
- Challenging Fake Abortion Clinics: Protecting Women's Privacy Interests without Violating the First Amendment
- Employees, Not-So-Independent Contractors, and the Case of Migrant Farmworkers: A Challenge to the Law and Economics Agency Doctrine
- Rejection of Collective Bargaining Agreements in Chapter 11 and the Probability of Strikes: Tipping the Balance of Equities
- Petition for Extraordinary Relief: If the LaRouche AIDS Initiative Had Passed in California
In Depth Reading
Volume 15 Issue 1
Explores employee ownership as an underutilized route to economic development in low-income communities that relies neither upon altruism nor outside funders.
The questions posed at this colloquium touch on some of the major issues confronting New York City over the next four years and beyond. How we answer these questions will have wide-ranging implications for the future direction of economic development
Effects of federal tax reform on state and local governments. Forecasts future reforms, particularly revenue-generating changes enacted alongside tax reforms.
Volume 15 Issue 2
Provides farmers representing small farmers against the FmHA witha series of possible arguments to resist FmHA forclosure.
Analyzes 1st amendment rights for corporations by examining the Supreme Court case Pacific Gas and the Berger Court's definition of property rights.
Argues state attorneys general have a crucial role to play in the farm crisis; case study of Minnesota.
In unemployment insurance, states should not have right as in NY to recover unemployment insurance over-payments from own errors; should be equity-based
Volume 15 Issue 3
Petition for extraordinary relief against CA statute requiring HIV positive persons to report themselves to the Dept of Health.
Argues state attorneys can challenge fake abortion clinics under existing state statutes without violating 1st amendment.
Defines how much weight a court should give to strike likelihood when evaluating a debtor's motion to reject its labor contracts.
Article argues that under law and economics, unskilled migrant farmworkers should be categorically recognized as employees.
Volume 15 Issue 4
Introduces the structure and operation of the 18-B Panel and Legal Aid Society.
Examines frequency of non-conflict cases that Legal Aid "sheds" to 18-B Panel attorneys at arraignment, and the quality of defense provided for such cases.
Examines obstacles defenders face in representing indigent criminal defendants.
Analyzes how Legal Aid Society distributed multiple-defendant cases to Panel attorneys, and the ramifications of delegating cases that required more skill.