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.
Analyzing the social security review system which is subject to political influences and conflicting law, and suggesting reforms.
Discussion around the idea of family as kin and more modern conceptions of family and how it has become strongly politicized.
Discussion of the intersection of race and contract theory/contract formalism.
Other Issues in this Volume
- Contractarians and Feminists Debate Prostitution
- 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
- Reclaiming a Public Resource: The Constitutionality of Requiring Broadcasters to Provide Free Television Advertising Time to Candidates for Federal Office
- Is Racism Irrelevant? Or Should the Fairness in Death Sentencing Act Be Enacted to Substantially Diminish Racial Discrimination in Capital Sentencing?
- Prosecutorial and Jury Decision-Making in Post-Furman Texas Capital Cases
- Reclaiming the Gavel: Making Sense out of the Death Penalty Debate in State Legislatures
- Ambivalence in State Capital Punishment Policy: An Empirical Sounding