The impact of Demore v. Kim on immigration decisions, deportations, and procedural reform in Joseph hearings
- 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
- Police Use of Race in Suspect Descriptions: Constitutional Considerations
- The Trial of Bigger Thomas: Race, Gender, and Trespass
- Derrick Bell's Narratives as Parables
- 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
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 changing role of race in police suspect descriptions especially post 9-11, and legal challenges to its use on 4th and 14th amendment grounds.
A comprehensive analysis of police response to public protests requires the courts consider the interplay between the 1st and 4th amendment rights.
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.
Compares efficacy of affirmative action and comparable worth as different strategies in advancing women's employment rights.
Advocates should use existing medical protocols and legal doctrines to assist transgender adolescents in accessing necessary sex reassignment treatment.
Volume 31 Issue 3
Calls for abolishment of Terry doctrine and advocates probable cause standard for police stops instead of reasonable suspicion.
Even traditional law school pedagogy of reading opinions can facilitate progressive insights when doctrine is contextualized and underlying values are exposed.
Legal pluralism is good for professional moral health and pluralism of professional perspective allows us to put aside quesitons about the unified nature of the legal order and focus on projects of identity, power and ethics.
Recounts author's experience of reshaping his contracts class around discussing a custodial workers' strike at the school that was happening at the time.
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.
Evaluation of arguments addressing whether obscenity doctrine permitting censorship of hardcore pornography violates modern free speech jurisprudence.
Responding to Koppelman's critique, Weinstein argues he failed to address whether obscenity doctrine is aligned with larger free speech jurisprudence.
Argues the need for enforceable laws requiring commercial pornography providers to restrict children's access to pornography on the internet.