Top-Down or from the Ground?: A Practical Perspective on Reforming the Field of Children and the Law Yale Law Journal Forum (2018)
Children get a raw deal in this country at the federal, state, and family levels. The law indisputably treats children in many limiting and paternalistic ways, typically designating them as objects to be controlled either ...
Doing Like the Locals Do: Using the Legal Writing Classroom to Teach Local-Rule Practice Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing (2014)
Ever since the adoption of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in 1938, federal courts have had the power to create their own local rules to “promot[e] uniform practice within a district.” Although some debate ...
N.O. Schools or No Schools?: Absolute Deprivation of Educational Opportunity in Post-Katrina New Orleans as a Violation of a Fundamental Right Harvard Law and Policy Review (2008)
First, this Essay considers the existing federal legal framework for education litigation and particularly the idea that there may be a fundamental right to at least a minimally adequate education. Second, this Essay describes the ...
Looking Back to Learn: Incorporating the Reflective Process into the Legal Writing Classroom New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers Annual Conference, University of Connecticut Law School (2017)
Also presented at the New England Clinical Conference, Suffolk Law School, Boston, MA in October 2017.