Includes reviews of: The Open Prison, by Sol Charles (1973), Women in Prison, by Kathryn Burkhart (1973), The Rights of Children: Emergent Concepts in Law and Society, edited by Albert E. Wilkerson (1973), The Law and the Poor, by Frank
This Note will consider the question of the constitutionality under the fourteenth amendment of New York's statutory scheme for voluntary child-care agencies.
Analyzes the tipping point phenomenon of racial segregation in the context of Otero v. NYCHA.
"Incorrigible" children who have not committed a crime should either not be subject to punitive treatment or should not be tried in juvenile court.
Explores the weakening of the doctrine of private associations and increasing constitutional restraints on private groups under the fourteenth amendment.
Argues the state action doctrine bars private hospitals receiving federal funds from refusing to perform abortions despite statutory language to the contrary.
Explores solutions to the regulation of aircraft noise pollution based in preemption and the commerce clause and potential municipal challenges.
Other Issues in this Volume
- The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969: Toward a Substantive Standard of Review
- Chambers v. Mississippi: The Limits of Due Process--The "Voucher Rule" and the Exception for Hearsay Declarations against Interest
- Involuntary Sterilization: An Unconstitutional Menace to Minorities and the Poor
- Kaimowitz v. Department of Mental Health: Involuntary Mental Patient Cannot Give Informed Consent to Experimental Psychosurgery