Article exploring turning to state laws to obtain treatment rights for the mentally ill; focuses on the right-to-treatment movement.
- Litigating for Treatment: The Use of State Laws and Constitutions in Obtaining Treatment Rights for Individuals with Mental Illness
- Why the Preclearance and Bailout Provisions of the Voting Rights Act Are Still a Constitutionally Proportional Remedy
- Evaluating the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA)
- Details, Details, Details
- Crisis, Community, and Courts in Network Governance: A Response to Liebman and Sabel's Approach to Reform of Public Education
- Standards-Based Educational Reforms: Progress, but Enough to Sustain Momentum
- Public Laboratory Dewey Barely Imagined: The Emerging Model of School Governance and Legal Reform
- Building Power among Low-Wage Immigrant Workers: Some Legal Considerations for Organizing Structures and Strategies
- Inter-American Court of Human Rights Defines Unauthorized Migrant Workers' Rights for the Hemisphere: A Comment on Advisory Opinion 18, The
- Toward Safer Fields: Using AWPA's Working Arrangement Provisions to Enforce Health and Safety Regulations Designed to Protect Farmworkers
- Border Crossed US: Current Issues in Immigrant Labor, The
In Depth Reading
Volume 28 Issue 1
VRA has been subject to narrowing through recent Supreme Court cases, but certain provsiion of the Act are within Constitutional bounds .
A report advocating for upholding of the BCRA; focuses on banning soft money donations and issue advocacy.
Volume 28 Issue 2
Collective action by courts, legislatures, administrative agencies and citizens; accountability and adequacy; Kentucky and Texas; race to the top
Link between housing and school segregation; need to talk about racism and its role in school reform
Performance-based accountability systems increasing student performance associated with low-performing student populations; Retention and drop out issues
Legal strategies for school reform; desegregation and school finance litigation; Past reform cycles; Constitutional obligations and remedies; federal NCLB Act
Volume 28 Issues 3 & 4
Description of the harms and dangers to farmworkers because of the underenforcement of EPA and OSHA and why to support the AWPA's private right of action.
Immigrants face long hours, low pay, poor working conditions, and deportation threat. Evidence of immigration enforcement involvement in labor disputes in NYC
increased restrictions on the legal rights of undocumented workers; need for collective action; workers centers, unions, and alternative models
Overview of the failed administrative regulation of pesticides and resulting tort actions