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.
- Brief Amicus Curiae Of The National Center For Lesbian Rights; Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund; Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders; Center Kids; and Gay and Lesbian Parents Coalition International in Support of Respondent-Appellee
- Looking at Pornography through Habermasian Lenses: Affirmative Action for Speech
- Protecting the Mentally Retarded from Capital Punishment: State Efforts Since Penry and Recommendations for the Future
- Caught in the Middle: Protecting the Children of High-Conflict Divorce
- Parent's Rights vs. Children's Interests: The Case of the Foster Child
- Too Little, Too Late: Designing Family Support to Succeed
- Ties That Bind: The Impact of Psychological and Legal Debates on the Child Welfare System
- Examining Risks to Children in the Context of Parental Rights Termination Proceedings
- It's Nothing Personal--But Should It Be: Finding Agent Liability for Violations of the Federal Employment Discrimination Statutes
- Contingent Workers in a Changing Economy: Endure, Adapt, or Organize
- The Criminalization and Administration of the Homeless: Notes on the Possibilities and Limits of Bureaucratic Engagement
- Professionalism in Perspective: Alternative Approaches to Nonlawyer Practice
In Depth Reading
Volume 22 Issue 1
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
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
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.
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 goal of permanency planning is to provide a child with a secure relationship consistent with the child's best interests. Guardianship is certainly a more secure relationship than ordinary custody.
Argues that the child welfare system harms, rather than helps, marginalized families.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.