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 Trial of Bigger Thomas: Race, Gender, and Trespass
- Police Use of Race in Suspect Descriptions: Constitutional Considerations
- 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
- The Doctor Won't See You Now: Rights of Transgender Adolescents to Sex Reassignment Treatment
- The Asthma Crisis in Low-Income Communities of Color: Using the Law as a Tool for Promoting Public Health
- 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
A comprehensive analysis of police response to public protests requires the courts consider the interplay between the 1st and 4th amendment rights.
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
Disparities in the asthma epidemic fall along racial and socio-economic lines, and legal advocacy can play a crucial role in combatting the issue.
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.
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 is urging students to engage in historical evolution of left thought deploying reason to improve human tradition.
Traditional legal education is alienating. Reform legal education to account for emotional, ethical, and practical implications of law in people's lives.
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.
Distinguishes critical legal thought an an elaboration on critical legal studies in different contexts and is constituted by anxiety from challenging tradition.
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.
Examines the impact of Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition on child pornography laws and reviews empirical research on pornography and its effects.
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.