Reviews of the following books: The Buffalo Creek Disaster, by Gerald M. Stern (1976), The Watches of the Night, by Harry M. Caudill (1976), Disaster by Decree: The Supreme Court Decisions on Race and the Schools, by Lino A. Graglia
If courts won't accept justifications for superseniority clauses in union contracts, unions should argue that they fall within internal union rules.
While O'Connor recognizes a freedom from involuntary civil confinement, it leaves open the status of the right to treatment doctrine.
Subchapter 4D of the Social Services Amendments of 1974 enabled government to compel states and parents to pay child support, but problems undercut effectiveness.
The Education for All Handicapped Children Act is a first step toward education for all, but more must be done to train teachers and change social attitudes.