Article exploring turning to state laws to obtain treatment rights for the mentally ill; focuses on the right-to-treatment movement.
- Evaluating the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA)
- Why the Preclearance and Bailout Provisions of the Voting Rights Act Are Still a Constitutionally Proportional Remedy
- Litigating for Treatment: The Use of State Laws and Constitutions in Obtaining Treatment Rights for Individuals with Mental Illness
- Introduction: The Border Crossed US: Current Issues in Immigrant Labor
- Building Power among Low-Wage Immigrant Workers: Some Legal Considerations for Organizing Structures and Strategies
- The Inter-American Court of Human Rights Defines Unauthorized Migrant Workers' Rights for the Hemisphere: A Comment on Advisory Opinion 18
- A Poisoned Field: Farmworkers, Pesticide Exposure, and Tort Recovery in an Era of Regulatory Failure
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
nationwide systemic school reform; obstacles to school reform;
Collective action by courts, legislatures, administrative agencies and citizens; accountability and adequacy; Kentucky and Texas; race to the top
accountability reforms; standards and regular assessment of student performance; critique of NCLB teaching to the test and whether this is positive or negative
combination of top-down, bottom-up approaches; standardized measures; NCLB is the reflection of these concepts; judicial role in reform
Volume 28 Issues 3 & 4
An overview of the type of work that immigrants do and It's dangers looking at state and federal protections of these workers.
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
increased restrictions on the legal rights of undocumented workers; need for collective action; workers centers, unions, and alternative models