Analysis of INS v. Cardoza-Fonseca and comparison of refugee law with similar legal systems; Court read the Refugee Act of 1980 to be more flexible.
- Pregnancy Police: The Health Policy and Legal Implications of Punishing Pregnant Women for Harm to Their Fetuses
- Parratt v. Taylor: Unauthorized Deprivations and the Content of an Adequate Remedy
- Undermining Congressional Oversight of Covert Intelligence Operations: The Reagan Administration Secretly Arms Iran
- The Right to Counsel after Kuhlmann v. Wilson: Deliberate Elicitation or Interrogation
- Alien Status Restrictions on Eligibility for Federally Funded Assistance Programs
- Sandbagging Constitutional Rights: Federal Habeas Corpus and the Procedural Default Principle
- The Misadventures of State Postconviction Remedies
- Squatting in New York City: Justification and Strategy
- The Antinomies of Poverty Law and a Theory of Dialogic Empowerment
- Mobilization on the Margins of the Lawsuit: Making Space for Clients to Speak
- Administrative Closings of Public Assistance Cases: The Rise of Hunger and Homelessness in New York City
In Depth Reading
Volume 16 Issue 1
Discusses impact of IRCA on undocumented workers; legislation to restrict immigrant workers is ineffective and misguided.
Author disusses her role in ACLU and the assistance she provides to immigrants from countries like Romania, Hungary, Poland and El Salvador.
Discusses the shift in immigration deportation proceedings within the span of 80 years and the climate of immigration courts.
Volume 16 Issue 2
Discusses covert arms sales and the violation of Title V of the National Securities Act, 1947 and executive privilege in intelligence matters.
Analyses actions by the state, whether remedies can be obtained from a federal court and the due process implications of the same.
Analyses sanctions to pregnant women for any harm they may cause to their unborn children. Analyses a subjective and objective health policy standard.
Volume 16 Issue 3
Discussion on finality of criminal proceedings and the shrinking scope of habeas corpus. Addresses the issue of possible procedural reform.
Analysis of the right to cousel following miranda warnings and the ambiguity between deliberate elicitation and interrogation.
Critical analysis of the limited acces to federal habeas corpus by state prisoners with reference to proposed legislations and their impact on this issue.
Argues that potential federal habeas corpus petitioners should not be required to exhaust state postconviction remedies before applying for federal relief.
Volume 16 Issue 4
An analyses of statutory rights aimed at providing welfare that are stymied by bureaucratic processes rendering those rights virtually useless.
Analysis of welfare litigation to mitigate the problem of homelessness. Also explores the relationship between the volume of welfare schemes and homelessness.
Discussion on aid to female-headed households in poverty and the reforms of the federal Family Support Act, 1988.