The changing role of race in police suspect descriptions especially post 9-11, and legal challenges to its use on 4th and 14th amendment grounds.
- Planned Failure: California's Denial of Reunification Services to Parents with Mental Disabilities
- Detaining Due Process: The Need for Procedural Reform in "Joseph" Hearings after Demore v. Kim
- Policing Protest: Protecting Dissent and Preventing Violence through First and Fourth Amendment Law
- The Trial of Bigger Thomas: Race, Gender, and Trespass
- The Asthma Crisis in Low-Income Communities of Color: Using the Law as a Tool for Promoting Public Health
- The Doctor Won't See You Now: Rights of Transgender Adolescents to Sex Reassignment Treatment
- Toward Gender Equality: Affirmative Action, Comparable Worth, and the Women's Movement
- Derrick Bell's Narratives as Parables
- It Will Take More than Parental Use of Filtering Software to Protect Children from Internet Pornography
- Drawing the Line on Virtual Child Pornography: Bringing the Law in Line with the Research Evidence
- Free Speech Values, Hardcore Pornography and the First Amendment: A Reply to Professor Koppelman
- Democracy, Sex and the First Amendment
In Depth Reading
Volume 31 Issue 1
California's reunification bypass law fails to accurately determine if a mentally disabled parent may use such services, and does more harm than good
A comprehensive analysis of police response to public protests requires the courts consider the interplay between the 1st and 4th amendment rights.
The amorphous nature of the law-and-literature discipline contributes to its value, as demonstrated by the novel Native Son by Richard Wright.
Volume 31 Issue 2
Disparities in the asthma epidemic fall along racial and socio-economic lines, and legal advocacy can play a crucial role in combatting the issue.
Legal narratives, like the literary works of Derrick Bell on race, function as parables in providing new knowledge and insights, contributing to legal debates.
Advocates should use existing medical protocols and legal doctrines to assist transgender adolescents in accessing necessary sex reassignment treatment.
Compares efficacy of affirmative action and comparable worth as different strategies in advancing women's employment rights.
Volume 31 Issue 3
Calls for abolishment of Terry doctrine and advocates probable cause standard for police stops instead of reasonable suspicion.
Recounts author's experience of reshaping his contracts class around discussing a custodial workers' strike at the school that was happening at the time.
Interprets the contrasting view of critical legal education of two previous authors (Schlag and Gearey) as representing two faces of the left's confusion.
Teaching from the left is urging students to engage in historical evolution of left thought deploying reason to improve human tradition.
Volume 31 Issue 4
Argues the need for enforceable laws requiring commercial pornography providers to restrict children's access to pornography on the internet.
Evaluation of arguments addressing whether obscenity doctrine permitting censorship of hardcore pornography violates modern free speech jurisprudence.
Overview of the origins of modern obscenity laws.
Responding to Koppelman's critique, Weinstein argues he failed to address whether obscenity doctrine is aligned with larger free speech jurisprudence.