Discussion of the battle to shift financing of public education and indigent defense from local entities to states.
- Implementing Planned Development: The Case of New Jersey
- The Bill for Rights: State and Local Financing of Public Education and Indigent Defense
- While Dangers Gather: The Bush Preemption Doctrine, Battered Women, Imminence, and Anticipatory Self-Defense
- Single-Sex Schools and the Antisegregation Principle
- The Reality of False Confessions - Lessons of the Central Park Jogger Case
- Immigrant Workers and Workers' Compensation after Hoffman Plastic Compounds, Inc. v. N.L.R.B.
- Probative Weight: Rethinking Evidentiary Standards in Title VII Sex Discrimination Cases
- The Neglectful Parens Patriae: Using Child Protective Laws to Defend the Safety Net
- Advocating for the Human Right to Housing: Notes from the United States
- Foreword-Realizing Domestic Social Justice Through International Human Rights
- More than an Incidental Effect on Foreign Affairs: Implementation of Human Rights by State and Local Governments
- The Spirit of Our Times: State Constitutions and International Human Rights
In Depth Reading
Volume 30 Issue 1
Critical analysis of state vs. local control over land use policies and regulations, favoring greater state control, using New Jersey as an example.
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.
Volume 30 Issue 2
Women are disproportionately affected by workplace weight discrimination, and the correlation with sex is strong enough for weight to be covered by Title VII.
States should use parens patriae power to assist children living in poverty, instead of using it only when children are removed from their families.
Trial judges should have an increased role in identifying potentially false confessions before they get to the jury.
The Supreme Court's decision in Hoffman does not require states to deny workers compensation benefits to undocumented immigrants.
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.
The US Constitution and principles of federalism require US courts to consider international law when making decisions that touch on human rights.
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.
Volume 30 Issue 4
Comprehensive litigation on the state level is necessary to dismantle the crippling barriers on criminals' reentry into society.
Federal housing law, the collateral consequences of eviction following drug activity, and the procedures tenants must pursue to remain
The consequences of a guilty plea or conviction in New York for immigrants are unforgiving and severe
The collateral consequences of a criminal conviction are more punitive than the sentence, and lawyering strategies and legal education can combat this problem.