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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
Other Issues in this Volume
- Book Annotations 22.3
- 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