Examination of increasing challenges to affirmative action in the context of an increasingly conservative judiciary.
- Throwing the Book at Revelations: First Amendment Implications of Enforcing Reporters' Promises
- Limiting the Right to a Bias-Free Workplace: A Survey of the Employment Discrimination Decisions of the 1988-89 Term
- Confronting a New Obstacle to Reproductive Choice: Encouraging the Development of RU-486 through Reform of Products Liability Law
- Affirmative Action: Unresolved Questions Amidst a Changing Judiciary
- Is Racism Irrelevant? Or Should the Fairness in Death Sentencing Act Be Enacted to Substantially Diminish Racial Discrimination in Capital Sentencing?
- Inevitable Error: Wrongful New York State Homicide Convictions, 1965-1988
- 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
- A Family Like any Other Family: Alternative Methods of Defining Family in Law
- Woman Behind the Blindfold: Toward a Feminist Reconstruction of Rawls' Theory of Justice, The
- Tax Glasnost for Millionaires: Peeking behind the Veil of Ignorance along the Publicity-Privacy Continuum
- Mending the Safety Net's Safety Net: The Federal Courts Study Committee's Proposals for Reforming the Social Security Disability Benefits Review Process
In Depth Reading
Volume 18 Issue 1
Analysis of products liability litigation and its potential application and adjustments to deal with new contraceptive medication.
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.
Comparing and contrasting Contractarian and Feminist arguments regarding the validity of legal prostituion.
Volume 18 Issue 2
Discussion regarding the inadequacy of counsel provided to defendants i capital cases.
Since its inception in 1970, the Review of Law & Social Change has hosted a series of symposia and colloquia on topics which its members have considered timely and important. These events, which bring together leading aca- demics and practitioners,
Examines parameters within which defense counsel can argue that a prosecutor's closing statement establishes grounds for reversing a death sentence.
Overview of reasons for choosing the death penalty as the subject of the colloquium.
Volume 18 Issue 3
Data shows decisions to charge and sentence defendants to death are not based on legally relevant factors; explores relevancy of factors in Texas cases.
The death penalty has become a prominent issue in a wide range of American political campaigns.
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
Impact of Teague's limits on habeas corpus jurisdiction and the Teague nonretroactivity doctrine.
Volume 18 Issue 4
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.
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.