Discusses child welfare law in families with lesbian parents, while pushing for constitutional rights for non-legal lesbian parents.
- Whose Team Am I on Anyway? Musings of a Public Defender about Drug Treatment Court Practice
- Queer Law 2000--Current Issues in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Law
- Hospital Mergers and the Threat to Women's Reproductive Health Services: Applying the Antitrust Laws
- Is the Environmental Citizen Suit Dead? An Examination of the Erosion of Standards of Justiciability for Environmental Citizen Suits
In Depth Reading
Volume 26 Issue 3
Challenges Justice Marshall's famous concurrence in Furman, arguing that empirical evidence can be used as to undermine support for the death penalty.
Discusses and predicts how the 9/11 crisis and peoples' reactions to it could have broader implication for social justice issues like foreign policy, racial profiling, and immigration.
Questions problems of urban sprawl and analyzes policy solutions for local governments to the problems it does create, based on theories of scholar Gerald Frug.
Volume 26 Issue 4
Using feminist theories and strategies to mitigate stereotypes of capital defendants and ensure them fairer process, especially in sentencing.
Using the history of Cleveland as a case study to propose school reform policies envisioned around racial and socioeconomic integration.
Bibliography for important sources related to law and organizing, poverty lawyering, and rebellious lawyering.
Volume 26 Issues 1 & 2
Analyzes drug treatment court practices from the perspective of a criminal defense attorney practicing within one such court.
Examines the deterioration of jurisdiction in federal courts for environmental citizen suits over the past twenty years, as well as new signs of a reemergence.
Suggests that the antitrust laws provide an important set oftools for those concerned about the impact of a hospital merger on repro-ductive health services.
Conference transcript discussing legal issues relating to the LGBTQA community, including: police brutality, domestic violence, HIV/AIDS, & civil rights.