Brief advocating the preservation of Roe v. Wade, and a woman's right to choose. Restrictive abortion laws hurt women's health and NYC resources.
- Burying the Dead: The Case against Revival of Pre-Roe and Pre-Casey Abortion Statutes in a Post-Casey World
- The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring About Social Change?
- Refusing Life-Sustaining Treatment for Incompetent Patients: New York's Response to Cruzan
- Death in the Legislature: Inventing Legal Tools for Autonomy
In Depth Reading
Volume 19 Issue 1
The disallowance of shifting testimony fees to the losing party in civil rights cases impedes access to courts for parties that cannot afford it.
Feminism takes as its distinctive focus gender-based injustices, and critically investigates the nature of and remedies for these injustices. Feminism flourishes in diverse fields of thought and practice, and its critical claims – centering on injustices to women – play
Discussion of gender roles, motherhood, & challenging societal construction of motherhood as a problem. Advocates for mothers to redefine and retain autonomy.
Volume 19 Issue 2
In The Past and Future of Affirmative Action, Ronald Turner strives to describe and explain the law without joining in the debate over the moral and political justifications of affirmative action. His goal is to explain in detail how the
Article about geriatric patients in pschiatric institutions being detained illegally. Examines the kind of medicines administered to them as well.
Examines the role of the legislature in shaping health care legislations with reference to the Patient Self Determination Act. Also examines the court's role.
Explores the impact of Cruzan in New York especially when it comes to incompetent patients being forcibly given treatment that does not benefit them.
Volume 19 Issue 3
Explores the process of seeking asylum and analyses the procedural nuances involved with reference to South Texas.
Capital punishment has been applied in North America virtually since the first European settlers arrived. It has been estimated that about 16,000 people have been legally executed in the United States and its colonial predecessors; an unknown additional number of
Article discusses the problems in asylum claims and focuses on the legislative and judicial framework to decide them.
Critical analysis of standards of proof and federal sentencing guidelines. Also examines burden of proof determination.
Volume 19 Issue 4
In 1968, a First Amendment lawyer named Charles Rembar published a book entitled The End of Obscenity. Rembar described his adventures defending such twentieth century literary classics as Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer and D.H. Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover against
Explores post retirement benefits and the procedural and policy reforms that can enhance it.
Analyses the need to change the narrow perception of the worker to a more holistic one and hopes to reconcile the work-family divide.
Discusses recognising rape as a method of torture with reference to international conventions and by analysing the physical and emotional dimensions of rape.