The moral construction of poverty is a simple idea that poverty, that people are poor because there is something wrong with them. It is a profoundly individualist explanation of poverty, meaning that it explains poverty in terms of the individual’s
By applying Title II of the ADA to arrests in schools, by amending IDEA to take proactive steps, and by requiring contractual obligations between law enforcement and school districts, practitioners will finally be able to zealously advocate for students with
This Article concludes that pattern-or-practice investigations are an ef-fective means of achieving greater police accountability. Given its potential to advance change, this investigative power must not be limited to the federal government. Empowering states to take advantage of this remedy
The ethical rules guiding practice are contradictory, undermined by the Constitution, and inconsistent with the realities of public defense. In short, it is nearly impossible to be an ethical public defender under the rules. This is a crisis for public
We are in the midst of a constitutional crisis over this notion of substan-tive due process, for the judiciary is being flooded with judges who take a dim or narrow view of it.