Just because the law says that police can use informants at almost any time, in any setting, does not mean that they should do so.
- Barred from Bankruptcy: Recently Incarcerated Debtors In and Outside Bankruptcy
- Because of Intersex: Intersexuality, Title VII, and the Reality of Discrimination "Because of . . . (Perceived) Sex"
- Teach Your Children Well: Proposed Challenges to Inadequacies of Correctional Special Education for Juvenile Inmates
- Law Enforcement and Intelligence Gathering in Muslim and Immigrant Communities After 9/11
- A Penny Saved Can Be a Penalty Earned: Nursing Homes, Medicaid Planning, the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, and The Problem of Transferring Assets
- Chalimony: Seeking Equity Between Parents of Children with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses
- Gay-Straight Alliances and Sanctioning Pretextual Discrimination under the Equal Access Act
- Using Laws Designed to Protect as a Weapon: Prosecuting Minors under Child Pornography Laws
- Ain't I a Parent: The Exclusion of Kinship Caregivers from the Debate over Expansions of Parenthood
- Debts, Disasters, and Delinquencies: A Case for Placing a Mandatory Force Majeure Provision into Consumer Credit Agreements
- Sex on the Brain: Adolescent Psychosocial Science and Sanctions for Risky Sex
- Intra-Group Preferencing: Proving Skin Color and Identity Performance Discrimination
In Depth Reading
Volume 34 Issue 1
As our comprehension of sex progresses towards an acknowledgment of its social construction, our interpretation of the protections provided by the phrase"because of ... sex" in Title VII should do the same.
Recently incarcerated individuals with lots of debt are often unable to discharge debt through bankruptcy. Bankruptcy should be more widely available to them.
Juvenile inmates incarcerated as adults may be legally deprived of their freedom, but they should not also be deprived of an education tailored to their educational disabilities.
Volume 34 Issue 2
Policymakers continue to address child support and alimony separately, ignoring the interdependent interplay between the child's unusual caregiving needs and the caregiver's opportunities to make a living.
Deficit Reduction Act makes it difficult for senior citizens to transfer assets and qualify for Medicaid; analyzes whether intended purpose is served by this.
The law should have a fine-tuned distinction between different types of child-produced child pornography; in certain instances, we serve children better by acknowledging their rights and allowing their speech rather than silencing expressions of their sexuality.
Rather than protecting LGBTQ student organizations, the EAA safe harbor provisions could be used to legitimize private discrimination and further marginalize LGBTQ students.
Volume 34 Issue 3
Journals make a difference in shaping both policy work and litigation. Practitioners often search journals to find new ideas, to gain an understanding of what is being done on a particular problem, or to determine whether an approach has merit.
The Review is truly a bridge from page to practice because the ideas that come alive on its pages have blossomed into creative solutions that have been put into practice.
Moreover, to the degree thatlawyers directly involve themselves in social change work, to that degreethey adversely affect the implementation of social change: sustainable social change requires the mobilization of masses of "ordinary" people who achieve change for themselves, not "experts"
Now, just as in 1969, Social Change remains committed to providing a forum for progressive legal thought and to promoting work that bridges the gaps between page and practice.
Volume 34 Issue 4
In the end, the legal system's most productive role in addressing this public health crisis may be a legislative and executive, not a punitive, one: to create and fund programs designed to increase teen self-efficacy and connectedness with parents and
As discrimination has become more sophisticated, subtle, and nuanced, so too must conceptual frameworks lest the promise of anti-discrimination law be rendered more illusory than real.
Indeed, to the degree that marriage creates, protects, and privileges families-and inevitably defines parenthood-kinship caregiving families who depart from the marital norm continue to suffer from marginalization, exclusion, and stigma.
An administrative or legislative mandate to include force majeure provisions in consumer debt agreements could serve a constructive purpose.