Theoretical reflection in the practice setting can transform law students into inspired, self-reflective and critically-engaged lawyers and agents of change.
Former Editor-in-Chief of Social Change reflects on the Journal's impact as an authoritative resource on pressing issues of law and social justice.
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.
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.
Short sketches of law students and their human experiences navigating injustices of the legal system, some minor and others greater.
Introduction to the 40th Anniversary Issue. History of founding, evolution of journal over four decades, and emphasis on "From Page to Practice" framework.
Reflections from social change alum on aggressive policing of minor offenses and disproportionately high costs exacted from people of color and the poor.
Reflections from alum on how "From Page to Practice" plays out in his teaching and scholarship, and the importance of this theme in creating social change.
Reflections from a Social Change alumna on the role of journal articles in moving forward policy agendas, and the development of a domestic violence movement.
Other Issues in this Volume
- Teach Your Children Well: Proposed Challenges to Inadequacies of Correctional Special Education for Juvenile Inmates
- 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"
- Law Enforcement and Intelligence Gathering in Muslim and Immigrant Communities After 9/11
- Gay-Straight Alliances and Sanctioning Pretextual Discrimination under the Equal Access Act
- Chalimony: Seeking Equity Between Parents of Children with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses
- 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
- Intra-Group Preferencing: Proving Skin Color and Identity Performance Discrimination
- 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
- Debts, Disasters, and Delinquencies: A Case for Placing a Mandatory Force Majeure Provision into Consumer Credit Agreements