A discussion of how to transform the culture public defender offices to have a more holistic, client-centered vision.
- Monogamy's Law: Compulsory Monogamy and Polyamorous Existence
- Flunking the Methodology Test: A Flawed Tax-Exemption Standard for Educational Organizations That Advocate a Particular Position or Viewpoint
- Protecting the Integrity of the Court: Trial Court Responsibility for Preventing Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in Criminal Cases
- The Subordination of Subsidized Guardianship in Child Welfare Proceedings
- Shafiq Rasul, et al., Petitioners v. George W. Bush et 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
- The Role of Courts in Time of War
- Pressing Public Necessity: The Unconstitutionality of the Absconder Apprehension Initiative
- You Say Defendant, I Say Combatant: Opportunistic Treatment of Terrorism Suspects Held in the United States and the Need for Due Process
- The Crime Drop and the Fourth Amendment: Toward an Empirical Jurisprudence of Search and Seizure
- Fifty Years after Brown, the Civil Rights Ideology and Today's Movement
- To Be Brown in Brazil: Education and Segregation Latin American Style
- Relearning Brown: Applying the Lessons of Brown to the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century
In Depth Reading
Volume 29 Issue 1
Judges, practitioners, and law professors should collaborate to improve the justice system.
Discusses the history and background of public defense and the strategies used in advancing it's goals then presents alternative strategies.
Looks at public defense leadership in three dimensions from very specific and local to broad and global.
Volume 29 Issue 2
Discusses ineffective assistance of counsel cases; argues that courts need to define instances when the court's integrity is implicated.
Argues that the educational tax exemption regime raises risks of arbitrary and discriminatory enforcement and offers a mask of objectivity.
Discusses monogamy and its alternatives. Imagines how law is used to encourage people to express monogamy as a preference.
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
Compares Japanese Internment with post 9/11 programs targeting Muslims such as the Absconder Apprehension Initiative and explores its constitutionality.
Brief of Amicus Curiae Fred Korematsu who challenged the constitutionality of Japanese internment.
Explores the role of judges during war and the balancing of the risk of government overreach against the risk of enforcing certain constitutional rights.
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.
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.
Examines the ideological underpinnings of the Civil Rights Movement and questions whether these principles form a viable framework for shaping today's advocacy.
2004 NYU Review of Law and Social Change Colloquium, Keynote Address