Discussion of due process violations in capital cases, specifically after passage of the Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act.
- Neighborhood Legal Services As House Counsel to Community-Based Efforts to Achieve Economic Justice: The East Brooklyn Experience
- A Moralist in a Legalist World: A Memorial Essay for Henry Schwarzschild
- Dead Man Walking without Due Process? A Discussion of the Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996
- The Constitutionality of Pregnancy Discrimination: The Lingering Effects of Geduldig and Suggestions for Forcing its Reversal
- The Role of Race in Child Custody Decisions between Natural Parents over Biracial Children
- Book Annotations 23.4
- Maintaining Procedural Protections for Welfare Recipients: Defining Property for the Due Process Clause
- Regulating Prisons of the Future: A Psychological Analysis of Supermax and Solitary Confinement
In Depth Reading
Volume 23 Issue 1
Essay memorializing Henry Schwarzschild, who led the ACLU Capital Punishment Project and died on the day the death penalty in military trials was upheld.
Explores waning commitment to racial and educational equality post-Brown and considers how emotional intelligence skills show importance of equal education.
Explores the lasting impacts of Geduldig, which held pregnancy discrimination constitutional, and avenues for narrowing or overturning the decision.
Volume 23 Issue 2
Explores problems in the battered women's movement stemming from a lack of acknowledgment of race and class differences among battered women.
Considers the reading process, particularly with complex material like law, and suggests how law professors might improve students' textual learning.
Explores ways of rethinking legal education, particularly in the context of constitutional law. Focus on creating participatory classes.
Explores ongoing challenges for women in law schools: few women faculty in areas of academic award, marginalization of "women's issues," devaluation of women.
Volume 23 Issue 3
Comparison of pharmaceutical and non-drug forms of contraceptives.
Toni Fme’s American Legal Systems is designed to introduce law students and students considering law school to American legal systems and to basic legal research and writing techniques (p. xv). The book certainly succeeds on that level, but it will
Examines contraceptives to illustrate the need for more research on them.
In 1995, the Rockefeller Foundation sponsored a conference to look at public and private sector collaboration in the field of contraceptive research and development, and to make recommendations for reducing constraints and promoting this partnership. One recommendation of this conference
Volume 23 Issue 4
Reviews of Beyond All Reason: The Radical Assault on Truth in American Law by Daniel A. Farber and Suzanna Sherry (1997) and Jekyll on Trial: Multiple Personality Disorder and Criminal Law by Elyn R. Saks and Stephen H. Behnke (1997).
Indictment of supermax and solitary isolation including legal doctrine, phycological research, policy evaluations, etc.
Analysis of social trends in custody after divorce of biracial children and the family law approach to race as a factor in judicial decision making
Review of due process and its applicability to benefits litigation. Proposed doctrinal solution in how interprets interests and property.