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 Heart of Equal Protection: Education and Race
- The Constitutionality of Pregnancy Discrimination: The Lingering Effects of Geduldig and Suggestions for Forcing its Reversal
- Dead Man Walking without Due Process? A Discussion of the Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996
- Regulating Prisons of the Future: A Psychological Analysis of Supermax and Solitary Confinement
- 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
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.
Explores the lasting impacts of Geduldig, which held pregnancy discrimination constitutional, and avenues for narrowing or overturning the decision.
Discussion of due process violations in capital cases, specifically after passage of the Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act.
Volume 23 Issue 2
Examines strengths and weaknesses of the Socratic method and its effectiveness for achieving the pedagogic goals of law school.
Argues that welfare reform and the child exclusion provision are racially discriminatory, but Equal Protection Clause does not protect against this.
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
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.
Explores legislative proposals to create no-fault compensation schemes, rather law strict liability, in order to increase access, development of contraceptvies.
Discusses the Swedish pharamceutical insurance system and its impact on liability stemming from injuries related to contraceptives.
Volume 23 Issue 4
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
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.
Review of due process and its applicability to benefits litigation. Proposed doctrinal solution in how interprets interests and property.