Discusses impact of IRCA on undocumented workers; legislation to restrict immigrant workers is ineffective and misguided.
- Undermining Congressional Oversight of Covert Intelligence Operations: The Reagan Administration Secretly Arms Iran
- Parratt v. Taylor: Unauthorized Deprivations and the Content of an Adequate Remedy
- Pregnancy Police: The Health Policy and Legal Implications of Punishing Pregnant Women for Harm to Their Fetuses
- Sandbagging Constitutional Rights: Federal Habeas Corpus and the Procedural Default Principle
- Restricting Access to Federal Habeas Corpus: Justice Sacrificed on the Altars of Expediency, Federalism and Deterrence
- The Misadventures of State Postconviction Remedies
- Alien Status Restrictions on Eligibility for Federally Funded Assistance Programs
In Depth Reading
Volume 16 Issue 1
Author disusses her role in ACLU and the assistance she provides to immigrants from countries like Romania, Hungary, Poland and El Salvador.
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.
Traces refugee policy in the U.S. and Canada, coming to the conclusion that such changes are ultimately not progress for providing refugees a safe haven.
Volume 16 Issue 2
Analyses actions by the state, whether remedies can be obtained from a federal court and the due process implications of the same.
Discusses covert arms sales and the violation of Title V of the National Securities Act, 1947 and executive privilege in intelligence matters.
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
Critical analysis of the limited acces to federal habeas corpus by state prisoners with reference to proposed legislations and their impact on this issue.
Discussion on finality of criminal proceedings and the shrinking scope of habeas corpus. Addresses the issue of possible procedural reform.
Analyzes changes to the IRCA and compares them with restrictions on aliens eligibility for federally funded assistance programs.
Analysis of the right to cousel following miranda warnings and the ambiguity between deliberate elicitation and interrogation.
Volume 16 Issue 4
Analysis of the AFDC Program and the federal amendments to it which have imposed more familial obligations on the poor than on any other class.
Analyses the problem of restricted public assistance programs due to bureaucratic hurdles in NYC. [Abstract only]
Explores the flaws of the child support system. Duscusses the social benefit of child support and analyses alternative child support mechanisms.