Explores waning commitment to racial and educational equality post-Brown and considers how emotional intelligence skills show importance of equal education.
- A Moralist in a Legalist World: A Memorial Essay for Henry Schwarzschild
- The Constitutionality of Pregnancy Discrimination: The Lingering Effects of Geduldig and Suggestions for Forcing its Reversal
- Neighborhood Legal Services As House Counsel to Community-Based Efforts to Achieve Economic Justice: The East Brooklyn Experience
- The Heart of Equal Protection: Education and Race
- The Cultural Meaning of the Welfare Queen: Using State Constitutions to Challenge Child Exclusion Provisions
- Whistling Vivaldi: Legal Education and the Politics of Progress
- Legal Education: A Problem of Learning from Text
- Lobbying for Mandatory-Arrest Policies: Race, Class, and the Politics of the Battered Women's Movement
- 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
- Book Annotations 23.4
- The Role of Race in Child Custody Decisions between Natural Parents over Biracial Children
In Depth Reading
Volume 23 Issue 1
Analyzes the benefits and disadvantages of the house counsel model as a way for public interest lawyers to support community-based economic development.
Discussion of due process violations in capital cases, specifically after passage of the Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act.
Essay memorializing Henry Schwarzschild, who led the ACLU Capital Punishment Project and died on the day the death penalty in military trials was upheld.
Volume 23 Issue 2
Argues that welfare reform and the child exclusion provision are racially discriminatory, but Equal Protection Clause does not protect against this.
Explores ongoing challenges for women in law schools: few women faculty in areas of academic award, marginalization of "women's issues," devaluation of women.
Explores problems in the battered women's movement stemming from a lack of acknowledgment of race and class differences among battered women.
Examines strengths and weaknesses of the Socratic method and its effectiveness for achieving the pedagogic goals of law school.
Volume 23 Issue 3
Discusses the Swedish pharamceutical insurance system and its impact on liability stemming from injuries related to contraceptives.
Explores how tort law impacts the development and availability of contraceptives. Considers impact of federal proposals for tort reform on 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.
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).
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.
Indictment of supermax and solitary isolation including legal doctrine, phycological research, policy evaluations, etc.