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.
- 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
- Police Use of Race in Suspect Descriptions: Constitutional Considerations
- The Trial of Bigger Thomas: Race, Gender, and Trespass
- 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
- 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 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
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.
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
A meditation on the transference of trauma within the legal system.
Teaching from the left is urging students to engage in historical evolution of left thought deploying reason to improve human tradition.
This generation should form a "People's Movement" as a response to right wing domination and the many urgent problems of our time.
Legal teaching has a limiting, centralizing, homogenizing tendency. Professors should not present techniques and doctrine as established truths.
Volume 31 Issue 4
Contrary to the argument advanced by James Weinstein, the suppression of pornography infringes on values that lie at the heart of free speech.
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.