The Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal dedicated to furthering discussion of legal aspects of public interest priorities relating to the many crucial political, economic, and social issues facing under-represented people.

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Submissions from 2005

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The Battle for Public Interest Law: Exploring the Orwellian Nature of the Freedom Based Public Interest Movement, Timothy L. Foden

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Not All Children are Created Equal: A Proposal to Address Equal Protection Inheritance Rights of Posthumously Conceived Children, Julie E. Goodwin

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Reassessing Packer in the Light of International Human Rights Norms, Farkhanda Zia Mansoor

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The Transparency Myth: A Conceptual Approach to Corruption and the Impact of Mandatory Disclosure Laws, Justin M. Sadowsky

Submissions from 2004

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Revisiting the Public Policy Exception to the Employment-at-Will doctrine Following Thibodeau v. Design Group One Architects: Applying an Ethic of Care Analysis, Virginia Brown

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Singleton v. Norris: Exploring the Insanity of Forcibly Medicating, then Eliminating the Insane, Sarah F. DePanfilis

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The Patient and Physician Safety and Protection Act: Crucial Federal Legislation to Improve the Lives of Residents and Patients, Tracey B. Ehlers

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Post-Gideon Developments in Law and Lawyering, Timothy H. Everett

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Police Brutality and Citizen Complaints, Harvey Gee

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The Role of Child's Counsel in State Intervention Proceedings: Toward a Rebuttable Presumption in Favor of Family Reunification, Andrew Hoffman

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One Man's Junk Mail Is Another Man's Treasure: Proxy Contests and Corporate Governance, Erica Laudano

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The Transparency Myth: A Conceptual Approach to Corruption and the Impact of Mandatory Disclosure Laws, Jeffrey Matrullo

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COMMENT: IS RONALD MCDONALD THE NEXT JOE CAMEL? REGULATING FAST FOOD ADVERTISEMENTS TARGETING CHILDREN IN LIGHT OF THE AMERICAN OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY EPIDEMIC, Lee J. Munger

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Live and Let Live:Healthcare is a Fundamental Human Right, Anita Pereira

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Maintaining the Legitimacy of the High Court:Understanding the “25 Years” in Grutter v. Bollinger, Vijay S. Sekhon

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The End of the World as We Know It? The State of Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Technologies in the Wake of Metro-Goldwin-Mayer Studios v. Grokster, Michael Suppappola

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Identity Theft: Are the Elderly Targeted?, Erin L. Sylvester

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REPARATIONS TO AFRICAN-AMERICANS: THE ONLY REMEDY FOR THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE THE 13TH, 14TH, AND 15TH AMENDMENTS, Edieth Y. Wu

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The Legal Rights of Disabled Infants to Receive Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment, Jeannine Wyszkowski

Submissions from 2003

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"NO, NO, NO, NO!": Three Sons of Connecticut Who Opposed the Chinese Exclusion Acts, Henry S. Cohn and Harvey Gee

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Megan's Law Symposium - Presented Paper, Robert Del Tufo

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The Zoning of Group Homes for the Disabled...Zeroing in on a Reasonable Accommodation, Elizabeth A. L. Leamon

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Defending an Unjust System: How Johnson v. Bush Upheld Felon Disenfranchisement and Perpetuated Voter Inequality in Florida, Nathan P. Litwin

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Book Review: Overruling Democracy: The Supreme Court v. the American People, by Jamin B. Raskin, Brian P. Marron

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Margin of Appreciation Gone Awry: The European Court of Human Rights' Implicit Use of the Precautionary Principle in Frette v. France to Backtrack on Protection from Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation, Thomas Willoughby Stone

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Reauthorizing Discipline for the Disabled Student: Will Congress create a better balance in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)?, Lauren Zykorie