Although estoppel has not previously been applied when the "family that [the child] knows it to be" is a lesbian family, amici urge this court to uphold the trial court's application of the doctrine to protect children in planned lesbian
- Brief Introduction: The Social Construction of Parenthood in One Planned Lesbian Family
- Protecting the Mentally Retarded from Capital Punishment: State Efforts Since Penry and Recommendations for the Future
- This Child Does Have Two Mothers... And a Sperm Donor with Visitation
- Looking at Pornography through Habermasian Lenses: Affirmative Action for Speech
- Professionalism in Perspective: Alternative Approaches to Nonlawyer Practice
- The Criminalization and Administration of the Homeless: Notes on the Possibilities and Limits of Bureaucratic Engagement
- Contingent Workers in a Changing Economy: Endure, Adapt, or Organize
- It's Nothing Personal--But Should It Be: Finding Agent Liability for Violations of the Federal Employment Discrimination Statutes
In Depth Reading
Volume 22 Issue 1
A Habermasian critique of the freeness of the marketplace of ideas, which embraces the concept that open deliberation is the best way to self-government and emancipatory change, leads to the conclusion that counterspeech within structurally fair institutions is the only
I argued both that a child in a planned lesbian family can define parenthood without re-gard to biology and that the doctrine of equitable estoppel permits a court to recognize that reality.
If an ethic of care is proposed by and acted on predominately by women, and Tronto's descriptions of the power and politics of moral theory are correct (and I believe they are), then we cannot strategically hide the influence of
Volume 22 Issue 2
Argues that the child welfare system harms, rather than helps, marginalized families.
Pro-family strengths/needs-based services capitalize on family strengths, preserve the children's attachments to their families, and address needs that, if unmet, put children at risk.
The symbolic benefits conferred on foster children through adoption have been purchased at a very considerable price and have obscured the very real benefits conferred on both the state and adult adoptive par-ents.
Each case has relevant unique characteristics, and it is important that expert examiners approach each case with an appreciation for the unique considerations of the case rather than a theoretical perspective that limits the focus of the examination.
Volume 22 Issue 3
Congress's vision, over thirty years ago, was for a nation unimpeded by irrational and hurtful employment dis-crimination. The war is not yet won. Clearly authorized by the statutes and supported by solid policy considerations, agent liability should be an indispensable
As the practice of law becomes increasingly specialized and distinctions between lawyers and nonlawyers become increasingly blurred, the current "one size fits all"model of legal education appears more and more anachronistic.
Management, government, and workers alike need only perceive their mutual interests in establishing employment structures that benefit both the economy as a whole and the individual workers within it.
If successful, a framework of engagement can transform bureaucracy from a factor contributing to the normalization and criminalization of homelessness, into a conduit for social justice for the homeless.
Volume 22 Issue 4
The problems facing disinvested communities are enormous, and real solutions will not be possible without a significant redistribution of wealth and progressive taxation.
One way to resolve the tension between capital and community is by marrying ownership and workforce on the assumption that the workers will have greater loyalty to their communities than to capital per se.
We will also need a generation of leaders committed to reclaiming a vision in our country that is committed to the cities and people who are poor.
CDCs have accomplished much in difficult environments and under tremendous constraints. Their mission of providing housing, social services, and economic opportunity is vital. Nevertheless, given their reliance upon public and philanthropic support, they must not squander their economic capital, and