The right, rather than permission, to be a lesbian and to have an abortion is nonnegotiable in the pursuit of sexual justice.
- Climate-Induced Community Relocations: Creating an Adaptive Governance Framework Based in Human Rights Doctrine
- Inadequate Discipline: Challenging Zero Tolerance Policies as Violating State Constitution Education Clauses
- Juvenile Life without Parole: An Antidote to Congress's One-Way Criminal Law Ratchet
In Depth Reading
Volume 35 Issue 1
A large gap exists between CEDAW and constitutional protections of gender equality. CEDAW should be adopted in recognition of this gap, not by obscuring it.
McCorvey revealed a central feature of the anti-choice strategy: the claim that abortion harms women. To combat this, we need to think less like lawyers.
Volume 35 Issue 2
While the politics of criminal law generally result in a one-way ratchet toward harsher policies, the effort to ban JLWOP highlights an alternative path.
The scale of climate-induced relocation requires the creation of a governance structure that recognizes the human rights of climate regfugees.
School zero tolerance policies should be challenged with education clauses from state constitutions, rather than with the federal constitution.
Volume 35 Issue 3
Citizens United forgets the need for all members of society to have equal opportunities to participate in the political process
19th Cenutury corruption law and thinking about money and policites after Citizens United
An analysis of the question "when do constitutionally protected rights give rise to an attendant right to give or spend money to effectuate them?"
Judges have developed a constitutional law of democracy that ignores the quality of American democracy
Volume 35 Issue 4
The Convention Against Torture should be interpreted to require a knowledge mens rea on the part of governmental actors.
Elected judges tie their state constitutional standards to the federal consitution more than unelected judges. Suggests pursuing judicial election reform.
Congress should create a no-fault compensation scheme for drugs and medical devices to counter Supreme Court doctrine on agency preemption