VRA has been subject to narrowing through recent Supreme Court cases, but certain provsiion of the Act are within Constitutional bounds .
- Evaluating the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA)
- 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
- Building Power among Low-Wage Immigrant Workers: Some Legal Considerations for Organizing Structures and Strategies
- Introduction: The Border Crossed US: Current Issues in Immigrant Labor
- 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
Article exploring turning to state laws to obtain treatment rights for the mentally ill; focuses on the right-to-treatment movement.
A report advocating for upholding of the BCRA; focuses on banning soft money donations and issue advocacy.
Volume 28 Issue 2
limits of crisis-driven network governance for high-quality public education for all; The role of courts and litigation
Legal strategies for school reform; desegregation and school finance litigation; Past reform cycles; Constitutional obligations and remedies; federal NCLB Act
Collective action by courts, legislatures, administrative agencies and citizens; accountability and adequacy; Kentucky and Texas; race to the top
critique of Kentucky Reform for school reforms; teaching to the test issues and study based off ACT tests
Volume 28 Issues 3 & 4
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
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.
An overview of the type of work that immigrants do and It's dangers looking at state and federal protections of these workers.