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.
- 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
- Because of Intersex: Intersexuality, Title VII, and the Reality of Discrimination "Because of . . . (Perceived) Sex"
- Barred from Bankruptcy: Recently Incarcerated Debtors In and Outside Bankruptcy
- Chalimony: Seeking Equity Between Parents of Children with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses
- Gay-Straight Alliances and Sanctioning Pretextual Discrimination under the Equal Access Act
- A Penny Saved Can Be a Penalty Earned: Nursing Homes, Medicaid Planning, the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, and The Problem of Transferring Assets
- Using Laws Designed to Protect as a Weapon: Prosecuting Minors under Child Pornography Laws
- Debts, Disasters, and Delinquencies: A Case for Placing a Mandatory Force Majeure Provision into Consumer Credit Agreements
- Ain't I a Parent: The Exclusion of Kinship Caregivers from the Debate over Expansions of Parenthood
- 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
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.
Recently incarcerated individuals with lots of debt are often unable to discharge debt through bankruptcy. Bankruptcy should be more widely available to them.
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.
Volume 34 Issue 2
Rather than protecting LGBTQ student organizations, the EAA safe harbor provisions could be used to legitimize private discrimination and further marginalize LGBTQ students.
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.
Deficit Reduction Act makes it difficult for senior citizens to transfer assets and qualify for Medicaid; analyzes whether intended purpose is served by this.
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.
Volume 34 Issue 3
Humans are frail, weak, irrational, and insecure. But they are also beautiful, kind, thoughtful, and strong. At their worst, they are automatic flesh robots. At their best, they are dynamic, biological thinking machines.So what is the law student? She is
Finally, the Review of Law & Social Change should remember that it is building community between humans across space and over time.
Institutions like Social Change can play an important role in this-providing a forum for sharing ideas and strategies, questioning prevailing wisdom, and reminding us of the importance of bringing the ideas on the page to practice.
The Institute's theory-practice method, in which law students wrestle with abstract theory while engaging in full-time practice, shows law students how combining theory and practice can lead to both personal fulfillment and critical lawyering.
Volume 34 Issue 4
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.
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.
An administrative or legislative mandate to include force majeure provisions in consumer debt agreements could serve a constructive purpose.
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