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How And Why A Code Of Silence Between State's Attorneys And Police Officers Resulted In Unprosecuted Torture, Elliott Riebman 2016 DePaul University College of Law

How And Why A Code Of Silence Between State's Attorneys And Police Officers Resulted In Unprosecuted Torture, Elliott Riebman

DePaul Journal for Social Justice

No abstract provided.


What (And Whom) State Marijuana Reformers Forgot: Crimmigration Law And Noncitizens, Carrie Rosenbaum 2016 Golden Gate University School of Law

What (And Whom) State Marijuana Reformers Forgot: Crimmigration Law And Noncitizens, Carrie Rosenbaum

DePaul Journal for Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Table Of Contents, 2016 DePaul University

Table Of Contents

DePaul Journal for Social Justice

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A Study Of Social Security Disability Litigation In The Federal Courts, Jonah B. Gelbach, David Marcus 2016 University of Pennsylvania Law School

A Study Of Social Security Disability Litigation In The Federal Courts, Jonah B. Gelbach, David Marcus

Faculty Scholarship

A person who has sought and failed to obtain disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (“the agency”) can appeal the agency’s decision to a federal district court. In 2015, nearly 20,000 such appeals were filed, comprising a significant part of the federal courts’ civil docket. Even though claims pass through multiple layers of internal agency review, many of them return from the federal courts for even more adjudication. Also, a claimant’s experience in the federal courts differs considerably from district to district around the country. District judges in Brooklyn decide these cases pursuant to one set ...


Keynote Remarks: Academic Activism And Freedom Of Speech, Gene Nichol 2016 Seattle University School of Law

Keynote Remarks: Academic Activism And Freedom Of Speech, Gene Nichol

Seattle University Law Review

I am much honored to be here, in such remarkable company. By my lights, the folks in this room represent the best of the legal academy; those who think, stunningly, that the real world, outside campus walls, actually matters; those who, every day, live out Václav Havel’s definition of hope. Havel thought of hope not as a prediction of success or a description of the world around us but as a conscious choice to live in the belief that we can make a difference in the quality of our shared, and sometimes threatened, lives. When you think about it ...


The Incongruous Intersection Of The Black Panther Party And The Ku Klux Klan, Angela A. Allen-Bell 2016 Seattle University School of Law

The Incongruous Intersection Of The Black Panther Party And The Ku Klux Klan, Angela A. Allen-Bell

Seattle University Law Review

When, in 2015, a Louisiana prison warden publically likened the Black Panther Party to the Ku Klux Klan, I was stunned. The differences between the two groups seemed so extreme and so obvious I could not imagine ineptness of this magnitude. Not long after this, a Georgia legislator unashamedly express that the Ku Klux Klan was not a racist, terrorist group, but merely a vigilante group trying to keep law and order. After initial dismay, each of these instances evoked thoughts of the far-reaching implications of officials making operational and policy decisions around such a flawed appreciation of history. These ...


Cash Is King: How Market-Based Strategies Have Corrupted Classrooms And Criminal Courts In Post-Katrina New Orleans, Olympia Duhart, Hugh Mundy 2016 Seattle University School of Law

Cash Is King: How Market-Based Strategies Have Corrupted Classrooms And Criminal Courts In Post-Katrina New Orleans, Olympia Duhart, Hugh Mundy

Seattle University Law Review

On many accounts, it is a tale of two cities. The headlines and marketing machines tout to the world that “The Big Easy is Back.” But beyond the celebrations and parades, the story for poor Katrina survivors is very different. While many residents and businesses are enjoying a resurgence a decade after Katrina stormed through, others in post-Katrina New Orleans have a different experience. More than ten years after Hurricane Katrina, the city still struggles with systemic failures. These problem areas include housing, health care, mental health treatment, employment, education, and the criminal justice system. All of these challenges are ...


Medicaid Maximization And Diversion: Illusory State Practices That Convert Federal Aid Into General State Revenue, Daniel L. Hatcher 2016 Seattle University School of Law

Medicaid Maximization And Diversion: Illusory State Practices That Convert Federal Aid Into General State Revenue, Daniel L. Hatcher

Seattle University Law Review

For years, states have been using illusory schemes to maximize federal aid intended for Medicaid services—and then often diverting some or all of the resulting funds to other use. And states have help. Private revenue maximization consultants are hired by states to increase Medicaid claims, often for a contingency fee. We do not know the exact amount of federal Medicaid funds that has been diverted to state revenue and private profit each year, but it is in the billions. Part I of this Article sets out the structure of the Medicaid program and describes states’ use of revenue maximization ...


Begging For Due Process: Defending The Rights Of Urban Outcasts In An Italian Town, Giacomo Pailli, Alessandro Simoni 2016 Seattle University School of Law

Begging For Due Process: Defending The Rights Of Urban Outcasts In An Italian Town, Giacomo Pailli, Alessandro Simoni

Seattle University Law Review

Adult begging in Italy has been decriminalized since a Constitutional Court decision in 1995 and an ensuing law, no. 205, in 1999. Nonetheless, beggars, particularly Roma ones, are still perceived by the public as a nuisance, like an issue that should be dealt with. Sensible to the pressure of its constituency, even Florence—a city with a tradition of openness and inclusion—has taken measures against begging and other similar street-level economic activities. Between 2007 and 2008, the first wave of city action in Florence was directed at windshield cleaners at traffic lights. Even though the policy was challenged, it ...


Welfare Fraud: The Constitution Of Social Assistance As Crime, Janet E. Mosher 2016 Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Welfare Fraud: The Constitution Of Social Assistance As Crime, Janet E. Mosher

Janet Mosher

No abstract provided.


Perspectives - Emmy Award-Winning Producer And Director Thomas Kaufman, James Hagy, Colin Pearce 2016 New York Law School

Perspectives - Emmy Award-Winning Producer And Director Thomas Kaufman, James Hagy, Colin Pearce

Rooftops Project

What makes an effective message when asking for donations to a capital project using video and streaming media? Professor James Hagy and Rooftops Team member Colin Pearce asked Emmy Award-winning producer and director Tom Kaufman after screening his remarkable two-minute video for the Playtime Project, the goal of which was to fund construction of a children’s playground for a large homeless shelter in a converted, former general hospital in the District of Columbia.


Perspectives - Marty Festenstein Of Nelson, James Hagy, Jennessy Angie Rivera 2016 New York Law School

Perspectives - Marty Festenstein Of Nelson, James Hagy, Jennessy Angie Rivera

Rooftops Project

Interior Design Professional Marty Festenstein shares insights on the design process for tenant spaces with Professor James Hagy and Rooftops Project team member Jennsessey Rivera.


Perspectives - Susanna Fodor Of Scarola Malone Zubatov, James Hagy, Alicia Langone 2016 New York Law School

Perspectives - Susanna Fodor Of Scarola Malone Zubatov, James Hagy, Alicia Langone

Rooftops Project

In a recent visit with the Rooftops Project's Alicia Langone and Professor James Hagy, construction lawyer Susanna Fodor offers views on the tenant improvement process when a not-for-profit organization selects space to lease and on routine repair and renovation projects for properties a not-for-profit may own.


The Downside Of Disruption: The Risks Associated With Transformational Change In The Delivery Of Legal Services, Raymond H. Brescia 2016 New York Law School

The Downside Of Disruption: The Risks Associated With Transformational Change In The Delivery Of Legal Services, Raymond H. Brescia

Impact Center for Public Interest Law

No abstract provided.


Expanding Access To Justice: Alternatives To Full Representation In New York State, Randal Jeffrey 2016 New York Law School

Expanding Access To Justice: Alternatives To Full Representation In New York State, Randal Jeffrey

Impact Center for Public Interest Law

No abstract provided.


Filling The Gaps: Another Way To Tackle The Access To Justice Crisis, Karen Simmons 2016 New York Law School

Filling The Gaps: Another Way To Tackle The Access To Justice Crisis, Karen Simmons

Impact Center for Public Interest Law

No abstract provided.


The Civil Legal Aid Movement: 15 Initiatives That Are Increasing Access To Justice In The United States, David Udell 2016 New York Law School

The Civil Legal Aid Movement: 15 Initiatives That Are Increasing Access To Justice In The United States, David Udell

Impact Center for Public Interest Law

No abstract provided.


Moving Women Out Of Poverty: A Call To Action For Legal Aid, Catherine Carr 2016 New York Law School

Moving Women Out Of Poverty: A Call To Action For Legal Aid, Catherine Carr

Impact Center for Public Interest Law

No abstract provided.


The Fight For Justice In Housing Court: From The Bronx To A Right To Counsel For All New York City Tenants, Susanna Blankley 2016 New York Law School

The Fight For Justice In Housing Court: From The Bronx To A Right To Counsel For All New York City Tenants, Susanna Blankley

Impact Center for Public Interest Law

No abstract provided.


Why A Right: The Right To Counsel And The Ecology Of Housing Justice, Andrew Scherer 2016 New York Law School

Why A Right: The Right To Counsel And The Ecology Of Housing Justice, Andrew Scherer

Impact Center for Public Interest Law

No abstract provided.


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