Examination of increasing challenges to affirmative action in the context of an increasingly conservative judiciary.
- Affirmative Action: Unresolved Questions Amidst a Changing Judiciary
- Losing the Negative Right of Privacy: Building Sexual and Reproductive Freedom
- Limiting the Right to a Bias-Free Workplace: A Survey of the Employment Discrimination Decisions of the 1988-89 Term
- The Bill of Rights--Can It Survive?
- Classical Nostalgia: Racism, Contract Ideology, and Formalist Legal Reasoning in Patterson v. McLean Credit Union
- 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
- Woman Behind the Blindfold: Toward a Feminist Reconstruction of Rawls' Theory of Justice, The
In Depth Reading
Volume 18 Issue 1
Discussion of the increasingly difficulty of lititgating employment discrimination cases in light of new Court decisions.
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.
Volume 18 Issue 2
Discussion regarding the inadequacy of counsel provided to defendants i capital cases.
Examination of the declining use of executive clemency in capital cases.
Discussion of the scope and availability of habeas corpus defenses to capital case defendants in light of recent Supreme Court decisions.
Overview of reasons for choosing the death penalty as the subject of the colloquium.
Volume 18 Issue 3
Impact of Teague's limits on habeas corpus jurisdiction and the Teague nonretroactivity doctrine.
Supreme Court hasn't examined fairness in death penalty cases and reduced obstacles to its use; abolitionists need legislative and political strategies.
Effects of implementing FIDSA and how it can be used to combat racism in death sentencing cases.
The death penalty has become a prominent issue in a wide range of American political campaigns.
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 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.
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.