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March 14, 2008

Symposium Issues related to Poverty Law

A number of law review symposium issues have recently come out that focus on poverty related topics:

Iowa Journal of Gender, Race & Justice
Vol. 11: One Act, Ten Years, and Thousands of Families: Welfare Reform in Contemporary America (TOC only, articles through Lexis or Westlaw).  Features:

  • Vivian Hamilton, Will Marriage Promotion Work?
  • Yoanna Moisides, I Just Need Help. . . TANF, The Deficit Reduction Act, and the New “Work-Eligible Individual”
  • Joel Berg, Welfare Reform: The Promise Unfulfilled

Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy, Symposium on Poverty, Migration, and Trafficking in Persons, 14 Geo. J. on Poverty L. & Pol'y 441-572 (2007).  All Material on Lexis or Westlaw.  Features:

  • Shah, Svati P.  Distinguishing poverty and trafficking:  lessons from field research in Mumbai. 14 Geo. J. on Poverty L. & Pol'y 441
  • Lee, Ivy.  An appeal of a T visa denial. 14 Geo. J. on Poverty L. & Pol'y 455
  • Hsu, Kevin Shawn. Note. Masters and servants in America: the ineffectiveness of current United States anti-trafficking policy in protecting victims of trafficking for the purposes of domestic servitude. 14 Geo. J. on Poverty L. & Pol'y 489
  • Fouda, Lauren.  Note.  Compulsory voluntary repatriation:  why temporary protection for Sudanese asylum-seekers in Cairo amounts to refoulement. 14 Geo. J. on Poverty L. & Pol'y 511
  • Li, Bethany.  Note.  From bilingual education to OELALEAALEPS:  how the No Child Left Behind Act has undermined English language learners' access to a meaningful education.  14 Geo. J. on Poverty L. & Pol'y 539

-E.R. erosser@wcl.american.edu

 

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