Domestic income inequality is a human rights issue, and U.S. courts should use comparative and international law to enforce these rights.
- The Subordination of Subsidized Guardianship in Child Welfare Proceedings
- Flunking the Methodology Test: A Flawed Tax-Exemption Standard for Educational Organizations That Advocate a Particular Position or Viewpoint
- Monogamy's Law: Compulsory Monogamy and Polyamorous Existence
- Protecting the Integrity of the Court: Trial Court Responsibility for Preventing Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in Criminal Cases
- You Say Defendant, I Say Combatant: Opportunistic Treatment of Terrorism Suspects Held in the United States and the Need for Due Process
- 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
- Pressing Public Necessity: The Unconstitutionality of the Absconder Apprehension Initiative
- The Role of Courts in Time of War
- To Be Brown in Brazil: Education and Segregation Latin American Style
- Officer or Overseer: Why Police Desegregation Fails as an Adequate Solution to Racist, Oppressive, and Violent Policing in Black Communities
- Relearning Brown: Applying the Lessons of Brown to the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century
- Fifty Years after Brown, the Civil Rights Ideology and Today's Movement
In Depth Reading
Volume 29 Issue 1
Covers the ethical issues in public defense as a result of "problem solving courts" and the rise of plea deals.
Discussion of the benefits and challenges of a community based public defense system then looks at a case study. Concerns are also addressed.
A history of the US and Israeli public defense systems and a comparison between the two.
Volume 29 Issue 2
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.
Discusses monogamy and its alternatives. Imagines how law is used to encourage people to express monogamy as a preference.
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.
Volume 29 Issue 3
Reviews pre and post 9/11 terrorism legislation and tensions between the three branches of government in grappling with threats to national security.
Explores the role of judges during war and the balancing of the risk of government overreach against the risk of enforcing certain constitutional rights.
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.
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.
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
Argues that the Court must confront the reality of inner-city crime in its search and seizure jurisprudence and take into account crime statistics.