Application of the international terrorism-based Preemption Doctrine to domestic violence, arguing that battered women should be able to act in anticipatory self-defense.
- Implementing Planned Development: The Case of New Jersey
- While Dangers Gather: The Bush Preemption Doctrine, Battered Women, Imminence, and Anticipatory Self-Defense
- Single-Sex Schools and the Antisegregation Principle
- Bill for Rights: State and Local Financing of Public Education and Indigent Defense, The
- Neglectful Parens Patriae: Using Child Protective Laws to Defend the Safety Net, The
- Immigrant Workers and Workers' Compensation after Hoffman Plastic Compounds, Inc. v. N.L.R.B.
- Reality of False Confessions - Lessons of the Central Park Jogger Case, The
- Probative Weight: Rethinking Evidentiary Standards in Title VII Sex Discrimination Cases
- Testing Human Rights: The Impact of High-Stakes Tests on English Language Learners' Right to Education in New York City
- Advocating for the Human Right to Housing: Notes from the United States
- More than an Incidental Effect on Foreign Affairs: Implementation of Human Rights by State and Local Governments
- Spirit of Our Times: State Constitutions and International Human Rights, The
In Depth Reading
Volume 30 Issue 1
Discussion of the battle to shift financing of public education and indigent defense from local entities to states.
Critical analysis of state vs. local control over land use policies and regulations, favoring greater state control, using New Jersey as an example.
Analysis of sex segregated schools in light of equality/antisegregation principles and positive from an intersectional perspective.
Volume 30 Issue 2
States should use parens patriae power to assist children living in poverty, instead of using it only when children are removed from their families.
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.
Trial judges should have an increased role in identifying potentially false confessions before they get to the jury.
Volume 30 Issue 3
Inward-looking ocal and state legislation can improve human rights in the US despite the federal government not executing the ICESCR.
Standarized testing infringes on the human right to education, especially for English language learner and minority children.
By focusing on human rights advocacy, dometic problems of inadequate housing and homelessness can be improved.
The US Constitution and principles of federalism require US courts to consider international law when making decisions that touch on human rights.
Volume 30 Issue 4
Although holistic advocacy may greatly enhance a public defender’s practice, it has practical, professional, and ethical limitations as an institutional model
The collateral consequences of a criminal conviction are more punitive than the sentence, and lawyering strategies and legal education can combat this problem.
This is introductory material introduces the role of the prosecutor in combatting the harsh effects of the collateral consequences of a criminal sentence.