A comprehensive analysis of police response to public protests requires the courts consider the interplay between the 1st and 4th amendment rights.
- Planned Failure: California's Denial of Reunification Services to Parents with Mental Disabilities
- The Trial of Bigger Thomas: Race, Gender, and Trespass
- Policing Protest: Protecting Dissent and Preventing Violence through First and Fourth Amendment Law
- Police Use of Race in Suspect Descriptions: Constitutional Considerations
- Toward Gender Equality: Affirmative Action, Comparable Worth, and the Women's Movement
- 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
- Derrick Bell's Narratives as Parables
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
The amorphous nature of the law-and-literature discipline contributes to its value, as demonstrated by the novel Native Son by Richard Wright.
The impact of Demore v. Kim on immigration decisions, deportations, and procedural reform in Joseph hearings
Volume 31 Issue 2
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.
Legal narratives, like the literary works of Derrick Bell on race, function as parables in providing new knowledge and insights, contributing to legal debates.
Disparities in the asthma epidemic fall along racial and socio-economic lines, and legal advocacy can play a crucial role in combatting the issue.
Volume 31 Issue 3
Depoliticized legal education is disconnected from politicized reality. Leftist education must help students be critical thinkers to enable institutional change.
Truth commissions seek to overcome limitations with criminal system by giving victims a public voice, but in fact merely shift narrative power to transcriber.
Absent flag-positions of "left" and "right" as the bases of our arguements, decision-making and political expression deform and become general indecision.
When teaching international economic law it is essential to address "common sense" notions and how they inform students' ideas and approaches.
Volume 31 Issue 4
Pornography has become central to our culture, in large part due to technological innovation, requiring us to reassess our approach to its legal regulation.
Responding to Koppelman's critique, Weinstein argues he failed to address whether obscenity doctrine is aligned with larger free speech jurisprudence.
Examines the impact of Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition on child pornography laws and reviews empirical research on pornography and its effects.
Overview of the origins of modern obscenity laws.