Feminism is approaching the turn of the century with an eventful past. With history comes legitimacy; accordingly, women’s issues and feminist scholarship have established an unprecedented presence in academic and political arenas. In particular feminism has attainted a unique prominence
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
Note discussing sex discrimination against women in medical trials and the deletirious consequences this may have on the results.
NLRB's current review policy of union affiliations is flawed and there is a question as to whether it should exist; review intrudes on union internal affairs.
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.
It is not enough to increase diverse enrollment in law schools, and a change in law school pedagogy to better integrate everyone is necessary.
Discussion of gender roles, motherhood, & challenging societal construction of motherhood as a problem. Advocates for mothers to redefine and retain autonomy.
The disallowance of shifting testimony fees to the losing party in civil rights cases impedes access to courts for parties that cannot afford it.
Other Issues in this Volume
- Abandoned But Not Forgotten: The Illegal Confinement of Elderly People in State Psychiatric Institutions
- Refusing Life-Sustaining Treatment for Incompetent Patients: New York's Response to Cruzan
- The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring About Social Change?
- Burying the Dead: The Case against Revival of Pre-Roe and Pre-Casey Abortion Statutes in a Post-Casey World
- Recognizing Rape as a Method of Torture
- Rethinking the Work-Family Conflict in the Labor Arbitration Context
- Resistances and Possibilities: A Critical and Practical Look at Public Interest Lawyering
- The Pending Crisis in Employer-Provided Health Benefits for Retirees: Are Tax Breaks for Employers the Answer