Unfortunately, it does not deserve the broad and eager audience that it may attract. Caught in the Middle relies on poorly documented factual assertions and presents a proposal for dealing with cases of severe conflict that ignores certain crucial realities
- Looking at Pornography through Habermasian Lenses: Affirmative Action for Speech
- Caught in the Middle: Protecting the Children of High-Conflict Divorce
- Protecting the Mentally Retarded from Capital Punishment: State Efforts Since Penry and Recommendations for the Future
- What's Gender Got to Do with it: The Politics and Morality of an Ethic of Care
- The Criminalization and Administration of the Homeless: Notes on the Possibilities and Limits of Bureaucratic Engagement
- Professionalism in Perspective: Alternative Approaches to Nonlawyer Practice
- It's Nothing Personal--But Should It Be: Finding Agent Liability for Violations of the Federal Employment Discrimination Statutes
- Book Annotations 22.3
In Depth Reading
Volume 22 Issue 1
Individuals who possess severe deficits in intellectual functioning and adaptive skills, and who cannot understand the nature of their crime or punishment, do not deserve the state's ultimate penalty.
This Article has attempted to develop a standard that will facilitate gay/lesbian co-parenting by acknowledging the legitimate fears of lesbian mothers, the hopes of involved donors, and the child's interest in maintain-ing relationships with two or more significant adults, including
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
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.
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.
Argues that the child welfare system harms, rather than helps, marginalized families.
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.
Volume 22 Issue 3
Book reviews of The State of Asian America, edited by Karin Aguilar-San Juan; Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives: Identity and the Politics of (Re)Presentation in the United States by Suzanne Oboler; The Rooster’s Egg by Patricia Williams; Turning Back: The Retreat from Racial Justice in
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
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
Too often, one senses that those who dominate the in rem policy de-bates are presiding over a funeral, while accusing each other of murder.
Book reviews of Capital and Communities in Black and White by Gregory D. Squires; Reinventing Cities: Equity Planners Tell Their Stories by Norman Krumholz and Pierre Clavel; and Organizing in the South Bronx by Jim Rooney.
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.
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