Critical analysis of state vs. local control over land use policies and regulations, favoring greater state control, using New Jersey as an example.
- While Dangers Gather: The Bush Preemption Doctrine, Battered Women, Imminence, and Anticipatory Self-Defense
- The Bill for Rights: State and Local Financing of Public Education and Indigent Defense
- Implementing Planned Development: The Case of New Jersey
- Single-Sex Schools and the Antisegregation Principle
- The Reality of False Confessions - Lessons of the Central Park Jogger Case
- Probative Weight: Rethinking Evidentiary Standards in Title VII Sex Discrimination Cases
- Immigrant Workers and Workers' Compensation after Hoffman Plastic Compounds, Inc. v. N.L.R.B.
- The Neglectful Parens Patriae: Using Child Protective Laws to Defend the Safety Net
- Testing Human Rights: The Impact of High-Stakes Tests on English Language Learners' Right to Education in New York City
- More than an Incidental Effect on Foreign Affairs: Implementation of Human Rights by State and Local Governments
- Advocating for the Human Right to Housing: Notes from the United States
- The Spirit of Our Times: State Constitutions and International Human Rights
In Depth Reading
Volume 30 Issue 1
Application of the international terrorism-based Preemption Doctrine to domestic violence, arguing that battered women should be able to act in anticipatory self-defense.
Analysis of sex segregated schools in light of equality/antisegregation principles and positive from an intersectional perspective.
Discussion of the battle to shift financing of public education and indigent defense from local entities to states.
Volume 30 Issue 2
Trial judges should have an increased role in identifying potentially false confessions before they get to the jury.
Women are disproportionately affected by workplace weight discrimination, and the correlation with sex is strong enough for weight to be covered by Title VII.
The Supreme Court's decision in Hoffman does not require states to deny workers compensation benefits to undocumented immigrants.
States should use parens patriae power to assist children living in poverty, instead of using it only when children are removed from their families.
Volume 30 Issue 3
Standarized testing infringes on the human right to education, especially for English language learner and minority children.
The US Constitution and principles of federalism require US courts to consider international law when making decisions that touch on human rights.
By focusing on human rights advocacy, dometic problems of inadequate housing and homelessness can be improved.
For most in the United States, discussion of international human rights law brings to mind situations such as Abu Ghraib, the use of child soldiers in Africa, or the practices of the Taliban with regard to women. These egregious civil
Volume 30 Issue 4
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