Discussion of the benefits and challenges of a community based public defense system then looks at a case study. Concerns are also addressed.
- Protecting the Integrity of the Court: Trial Court Responsibility for Preventing Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in Criminal Cases
- Manogamy's Law: Compulsory Monogamy and Polyamorous Existence
- Subordination of Subsidized Guardianship in Child Welfare Proceedings, The
- Flunking the Methodology Test: A Flawed Tax-Exemption Standard for Educational Organizations That Advocate a Particular Position or Viewpoint
- Pressing Public Necessity: The Unconstitutionality of the Absconder Apprehension Initiative
- Civil Liberties during National Emergencies: The Interactions between the Three Branches of Government in Coping with Past and Current Threats to the Nation's Security
- Shafiq Rasul, et al., Petitioners v. George W. Bushet al., Respondents and Khaled A.F. Al Odahet et al., Peititoners v. U.S., et. al.. Respondents - Brief of Amicus Curiae Fred Korematsu in Support of Petitioners
- You Say Defendant, I Say Combatant: Opportunistic Treatment of Terrorism Suspects Held in the United States and the Need for Due Process
- Officer or Overseer: Why Police Desegregation Fails as an Adequate Solution to Racist, Oppressive, and Violent Policing in Black Communities
- Crime Drop and the Fourth Amendment: Toward an Empirical Jurisprudence of Search and Seizure, The
- To Be Brown in Brazil: Education and Segregation Latin American Style
- Fifty Years after Brown, the Civil Rights Ideology and Today's Movement
In Depth Reading
Volume 29 Issue 1
Public defense's public perception and ability to be effective and reduce crime in communities.
A history of the US and Israeli public defense systems and a comparison between the two.
Advice to policy makers about how to educate themselves to create effecive policy regarding the criminal defense system.
Volume 29 Issue 2
Discusses monogamy and its alternatives. Imagines how law is used to encourage people to express monogamy as a preference.
Argues that the educational tax exemption regime raises risks of arbitrary and discriminatory enforcement and offers a mask of objectivity.
Discusses ineffective assistance of counsel cases; argues that courts need to define instances when the court's integrity is implicated.
A discussion of several policy and social issues within the adoption and foster care systems and their effects on these systems and the children within them.
Volume 29 Issue 3
Brief of Amicus Curiae Fred Korematsu who challenged the constitutionality of Japanese internment.
Explores the vocabulary used in the war on terror and how it reflects the indecision of the executive branch on what to call terrorism suspects.
Compares Japanese Internment with post 9/11 programs targetting Muslims such as the Absconder Apprehension Initiative and explores its constiutionality.
Reviews pre and post 9/11 terrorism legislation and tensions between the three branches of government in grappling with threats to national security.
Volume 29 Issue 4
Explores the absence of state-sanctioned barriers to educational access in Latin American, segregation in Brazil and the rhetorical value of Brown v. Board.
Argues that the Court must confront the reality of inner- city crime in its search and seizure jurisprudence and take into account crime statistics.
Explores the problems behind the proposed "solution" of police desegregation and focus on changing Blacks' perceptions instead of changing the police itself.
Examines the ideological underpinnings of the Civil Rights Movement and questions whether these principles form a viable framework for shaping today's advocacy.