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
- Police Use of Race in Suspect Descriptions: Constitutional Considerations
- Detaining Due Process: The Need for Procedural Reform in Joseph Hearings after Demore v. Kim
- Trial of Bigger Thomas: Race, Gender, and Trespass, The
- Policing Protest: Protecting Dissent and Preventing Violence through First and Fourth Amendment Law
- 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, The
- Toward Gender Equality: Affirmative Action, Comparable Worth, and the Women's Movement
- Derrick Bell's Narratives as Parables
In Depth Reading
Volume 31 Issue 1
The impact of Demore v. Kim on immigration decisions, deportations, and procedural reform in Joseph hearings
The amorphous nature of the law-and-literature discipline contributes to its value, as demonstrated by the novel Native Son by Bigger Thomas
California's reunification bypass law fails to accurately determine if a mentally disabled parent may use such services, and does more harm than good
Volume 31 Issue 2
Legal narratives, like the literary works of Derrick Bell on race, function as parables in providing new knowledge and insights, contributing to legal debates
Disparaties 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
Compares efficacy of affirmative action and comparable worth as different strategies in advancing women's employment rights. Concludes they were complementary.
Volume 31 Issue 3
When teaching international economic law it is essential to address "common sense" notions and how they inform students' ideas and approaches.
Absent flag-positions of "left" and "right" as the bases of our arguements, decision-making and political expression deform and become general indecision.
Depoliticized legal education is disconnected from politicized reality. Leftist education must help students be critical thinkers to enable institutional change
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
Responding to Koppelman's critique, Weinstein argues he failed to address whether obscenity doctrine is aligned with larger free speech jurisprudence.
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.
A critical appreciation of Harry Clor's scholarship defending morals legislation and the censorship of pornography.