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.
An administrative or legislative mandate to include force majeure provisions in consumer debt agreements could serve a constructive purpose.
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.
Other Issues in this Volume
- Law Enforcement and Intelligence Gathering in Muslim and Immigrant Communities After 9/11
- Barred from Bankruptcy: Recently Incarcerated Debtors In and Outside Bankruptcy
- 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"
- 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