A comprehensive analysis of police response to public protests requires the courts consider the interplay between the 1st and 4th amendment rights.
- Police Use of Race in Suspect Descriptions: Constitutional Considerations
- The Trial of Bigger Thomas: Race, Gender, and Trespass
- Policing Protest: Protecting Dissent and Preventing Violence through First and Fourth Amendment Law
- Detaining Due Process: The Need for Procedural Reform in "Joseph" Hearings after Demore v. Kim
- Derrick Bell's Narratives as Parables
- 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
In Depth Reading
Volume 31 Issue 1
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
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.
Volume 31 Issue 2
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.
Advocates should use existing medical protocols and legal doctrines to assist transgender adolescents in accessing necessary sex reassignment treatment.
Volume 31 Issue 3
Teaching from the left in contract law requires awareness of its partiality and evolution in the context of globalization that increases social stratification.
Truth commissions seek to overcome limitations with criminal system by giving victims a public voice, but in fact merely shift narrative power to transcriber.
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.
Volume 31 Issue 4
A critical appreciation of Harry Clor's scholarship defending morals legislation and the censorship of pornography.
Pornography has become central to our culture, in large part due to technological innovation, requiring us to reassess our approach to its legal regulation.
Argues the need for enforceable laws requiring commercial pornography providers to restrict children's access to pornography on the internet.
Overview of the origins of modern obscenity laws.