The Supreme Court's decisions last term have eroded the protections afforded in the Bill of Rights, and looking forward it seems the trend will continue.
- Bill of Rights--Can It Survive, The
- The Supreme Court and Daily Life: Who Will the Court Protect in the 1990s--Introduction
- Confronting a New Obstacle to Reproductive Choice: Encouraging the Development of RU-486 through Reform of Products Liability Law
- Racism and Retrenchment in Capital Sentencing: Judicial and Congressional Haste toward the Ultimate Injustice
- Suspending Justice: The Unconstitutionality of the Proposed Six-Month Time Limit on the Filing of Habeas Corpus Petitions by State Death Row Inmates
- Decline of Executive Clemency in Capital Cases, The
- Law and Reality in the Capital Penalty Trial
- Innocence, Federalism, and the Capital Jury: Two Legislative Proposals for Evaluating Post-Trial Evidence of Innocence in Death Penalty Cases
- Execution of the Innocent: The Tragedy of the Hauptmann-Lindbergh and Bigelow Cases, The
- Is Racism Irrelevant--Or Should the Fairness in Death Sentencing Act Be Enacted to Substantially Diminish Racial Discrimination in Capital Sentencing
- Great Writ in Action: Empirical Light on the Federal Habeas Corpus Debate, The
- Role and Consequences of the Death Penalty in American Politics, The
- Woman behind the Blindfold: Toward a Feminist Reconstruction of Rawls' Theory of Justice, The
- Mending the Safety Net's Safety Net: The Federal Courts Study Committee's Proposals for Reforming the Social Security Disability Benefits Review Process
- Tax Glasnost for Millionaires: Peeking behind the Veil of Ignorance along the Publicity-Privacy Continuum
- Family Like any Other Family: Alternative Methods of Defining Family in Law, A
In Depth Reading
Volume 18 Issue 1
Discussion of the increasingly difficulty of lititgating employment discrimination cases in light of new Court decisions.
Examination of increasing challenges to affirmative action in the context of an increasingly conservative judiciary.
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
Discussion of the Teague v. Lane's new rule on retroactivity in criminal cases and its effect on past criminal cases.
Argues the necessity of public education and exposure of capital trials in order to educate the public regarding the injustice of the death penalty.
Examination of inadequacy of state and federal level checks on preventing factual inaccuracies resulting in wrongful executions.
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.
Volume 18 Issue 3
Effects of implementing FIDSA and how it can be used to combat racism in death sentencing cases.
High number of those given death penalty not many executed, reflecting state uncertainty around death penalty; looking at data to support this conclusion.
A cataloguing of wrongful convictions in NY over a 20 year period, supporting position that NY should not reenact death penalty.
Supreme Court hasn't examined fairness in death penalty cases and reduced obstacles to its use; abolitionists need legislative and political strategies.
Volume 18 Issue 4
Discussion around the idea of family as kin and more modern conceptions of family and how it has become strongly politicized.
Analyzing the social security review system which is subject to political influences and conflicting law, and suggesting reforms.
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 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.