A report advocating for upholding of the BCRA; focuses on banning soft money donations and issue advocacy.
- Litigating for Treatment: The Use of State Laws and Constitutions in Obtaining Treatment Rights for Individuals with Mental Illness
- Evaluating the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA)
- Why the Preclearance and Bailout Provisions of the Voting Rights Act Are Still a Constitutionally Proportional Remedy
- The Inter-American Court of Human Rights Defines Unauthorized Migrant Workers' Rights for the Hemisphere: A Comment on Advisory Opinion 18
- Low Pay, High Risk: State Models for Advancing Immigrant Workers' Rights
- A Poisoned Field: Farmworkers, Pesticide Exposure, and Tort Recovery in an Era of Regulatory Failure
- Introduction: The Border Crossed US: Current Issues in Immigrant Labor
In Depth Reading
Volume 28 Issue 1
Article exploring turning to state laws to obtain treatment rights for the mentally ill; focuses on the right-to-treatment movement.
VRA has been subject to narrowing through recent Supreme Court cases, but certain provsiion of the Act are within Constitutional bounds .
Volume 28 Issue 2
Legal strategies for school reform; desegregation and school finance litigation; Past reform cycles; Constitutional obligations and remedies; federal NCLB Act
Performance-based accountability systems increasing student performance associated with low-performing student populations; Retention and drop out issues
accountability reforms; standards and regular assessment of student performance; critique of NCLB teaching to the test and whether this is positive or negative
liberal constitutional theory and conservative constitutional theory and the newly developing experimental constitutionalism
Volume 28 Issues 3 & 4
Overview of the failed administrative regulation of pesticides and resulting tort actions
Immigrants face long hours, low pay, poor working conditions, and deportation threat. Evidence of immigration enforcement involvement in labor disputes in NYC
Comentary on Adisory Opinion 18 and the benefit it serves to immigrants both in the US and abroad
increased restrictions on the legal rights of undocumented workers; need for collective action; workers centers, unions, and alternative models