Federal sex discrimination law is rigid and binary. A discrimination "because of perceived sex" model could better protect intersex and other individuals.
- Barred from Bankruptcy: Recently Incarcerated Debtors in and outside Bankruptcy
- Law Enforcement and Intelligence Gathering in Muslim and Immigrant Communities after 9/11
- Teach Your Children Well: Proposed Challenges to Inadequacies of Correctional Special Education for Juvenile Inmates
- Because of Intersex: Intersexuality, Title VII, and the Reality of Discrimination because of ...(Perceived) Sex
- Using Laws Designed to Protect as a Weapon: Prosecuting Minors under Child Pornography Laws
- Gay-Straight Alliances and Sanctioning Pretextual Discrimination under the Equal Access Act
- Chalimony: Seeking Equity between Parents of Children with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses
- Penny Saved Can Be a Penalty Earned: Nursing Homes, Medicaid Planning, the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, and the Problem of Transferring Assets, A
- Ain't I a Parent: The Exclusion of Kinship Caregivers from the Debate over Expansions of Parenthood
- Intra-Group Preferencing: Proving Skin Color and Identity Performance Discrimination
- 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
In Depth Reading
Volume 34 Issue 1
Recently incarcerated individuals with lots of debt are often unable to discharge debt through bankruptcy. Bankruptcy should be more widely available to them.
Despite legal and policy mandates for universal childhood education, states fail to provide special education for incarcerated juveniles with disabilities.
Placing informants in Muslim communities damages trust. Locally-negotiated agreements with communities to limit surveillance could better foster cooperation.
Volume 34 Issue 2
Child pornography laws are being used to prosecute minors even for pictures they have taken of themselves. Considers rationales for laws and constitutional issues.
Deficit Reduction Act makes it difficult for senior citizens to transfer assets and qualify for Medicaid; analyzes whether intended purpose is served by this.
Addresses maniplulation of federal Equal Access Act to allow prejudice against LGBTQ. Argues that the incorporation of a new standard is needed to prevent this.
Proposes new financial remedy of "chalimony" to help support parental caregiver of child with disability or chronic illness who cannot join labor force.
Volume 34 Issue 3
Short sketches of law students and their human experiences navigating injustices of the legal system, some minor and others greater.
Author of Social Change article reflects on the role of lawyers, the law and social change, and how his views have evolved since he was published in 1984.
Introduction to the 40th Anniversary Issue. History of founding, evolution of journal over four decades, and emphasis on "From Page to Practice" framework.
Revisitation of 25 year-old article that said lawyers can have only minimal role in social change. Writer maintains thesis but says role is larger than before.
Volume 34 Issue 4
Increased court recognition of a broader concept of parenthood is constrained by conjugal paradigm but rationale applies with equal force to kinship caregivers.