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.
Addresses the problem of squatting in NYC and how the many objections to squatting can be dismissed. It describes squatting campaigns like ACORN and MHANY.
Exploration of welfare litigation to further education and mobilization the poor.
An analyses of statutory rights aimed at providing welfare that are stymied by bureaucratic processes rendering those rights virtually useless.
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.
Explores the flaws of the child support system. Duscusses the social benefit of child support and analyses alternative child support mechanisms.
Examines the perception of poverty law. Posits that it is vindicated, not when lawyers effect change through litigation, but by empowering the poor.
Analyses the problem of restricted public assistance programs due to bureaucratic hurdles in NYC. [Abstract only]
Other Issues in this Volume
- Undermining Congressional Oversight of Covert Intelligence Operations: The Reagan Administration Secretly Arms Iran
- 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
- Restricting Access to Federal Habeas Corpus: Justice Sacrificed on the Altars of Expediency, Federalism and Deterrence
- Sandbagging Constitutional Rights: Federal Habeas Corpus and the Procedural Default Principle
- The Right to Counsel after Kuhlmann v. Wilson: Deliberate Elicitation or Interrogation
- Alien Status Restrictions on Eligibility for Federally Funded Assistance Programs