Examination of increasing challenges to affirmative action in the context of an increasingly conservative judiciary.
- On Metaphors, Mirrors, and Murders: Theodore Bundy and the Rule of Law
- The Great Writ in Action: Empirical Light on the Federal Habeas Corpus Debate
- Reclaiming the Gavel: Making Sense out of the Death Penalty Debate in State Legislatures
- The Execution of the Innocent: The Tragedy of the Hauptmann-Lindbergh and Bigelow Cases
- Tax Glasnost for Millionaires: Peeking behind the Veil of Ignorance along the Publicity-Privacy Continuum
- Classical Nostalgia: Racism, Contract Ideology, and Formalist Legal Reasoning in Patterson v. McLean Credit Union
- Woman Behind the Blindfold: Toward a Feminist Reconstruction of Rawls' Theory of Justice, The
- A Family Like any Other Family: Alternative Methods of Defining Family in Law
In Depth Reading
Volume 18 Issue 1
Analyzing constitutional validity of requiring broadcasters to provide free advertising time to political candidates.
Analysis of the racial bias of the death penalty andr access to post-conviction appellate review for death-row prisoners.
Introduction to the Articles in this issue, pertaining to a wide vareity of civil liberties and rights the Court will address in its upcoming term and beyond.
Volume 18 Issue 2
Exploration of reasons for and possible explanations regarding the growing public support for the death penalty.
Examination of if Teague and its exceptions continue to protect the innocent defendant as do the rules pertaining to abuse of the writ and procedural default.
Argues the necessity of public education and exposure of capital trials in order to educate the public regarding the injustice of the death penalty.
Discussion regarding the inadequacy of counsel provided to defendants i capital cases.
Volume 18 Issue 3
Article discusses the Ted Bundy case and debunks myths about Ted Budy receiving super due process and his attorneys caused delays in executing his sentence.
Impact of Teague's limits on habeas corpus jurisdiction and the Teague nonretroactivity doctrine.
Looking at Hauptmann and Bigelow capital punishment cases to explore how our system is still fallible and how innocents can be sentenced to death.
Annotations of: FACING THE DEATH PENALTY: ESSAYS ON A CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT. Edited by Michael L. Radelet. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1989; THE DEATH PENALTY: A WORLD-WIDE PERSPECTIVE: A REPORT TO THE UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE ON CRIME PREVENTION AND
Volume 18 Issue 4
Analyzing the social security review system which is subject to political influences and conflicting law, and suggesting reforms.
Discussion of if current law impedes forming public policy around the ability of the wealthy to pay higher taxes by allowing secrecy around income tax returns.
Examining Rawls' theory of justice through a feminist lens, and particularly how it fails to deal with sexism in a sexual/marital contract between men & women.
Discussion around the idea of family as kin and more modern conceptions of family and how it has become strongly politicized.