Analyzing constitutional validity of requiring broadcasters to provide free advertising time to political candidates.
- The Bill of Rights--Can It Survive?
- Reclaiming a Public Resource: The Constitutionality of Requiring Broadcasters to Provide Free Television Advertising Time to Candidates for Federal Office
- Racism and Retrenchment in Capital Sentencing: Judicial and Congressional Haste toward the Ultimate Injustice
- 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
- Reclaiming the Gavel: Making Sense out of the Death Penalty Debate in State Legislatures
- The Role and Consequences of the Death Penalty in American Politics
- Mending the Safety Net's Safety Net: The Federal Courts Study Committee's Proposals for Reforming the Social Security Disability Benefits Review Process
- A Family Like any Other Family: Alternative Methods of Defining Family in Law
- 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
In Depth Reading
Volume 18 Issue 1
Analysis of the racial bias of the death penalty andr access to post-conviction appellate review for death-row prisoners.
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 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,
Examination of the declining use of executive clemency in capital 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.
Volume 18 Issue 3
A cataloguing of wrongful convictions in NY over a 20 year period, supporting position that NY should not reenact death penalty.
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
Data shows decisions to charge and sentence defendants to death are not based on legally relevant factors; explores relevancy of factors in Texas cases.
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.
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.
Discussion around the idea of family as kin and more modern conceptions of family and how it has become strongly politicized.