Volume 8, Fall 2010, Issue 2

ADVOCATING EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY AND MEANINGFUL OPPORTUNITY: THE BALL IS IN THE STATE COURTS David McGeorge Poverty in the United States of America continues to present a seemingly intractable problem for our society. The percentage of Americans living in poverty climbed to 14.3 percent in 2009, the highest level recorded since 1994. The Census Bureau reported… continue reading

Volume 8, Fall 2010, Issue 1

RICCI V. DESTEFANO: SMOKE, FIRE AND RACIAL RESENTMENT Leland Ware Ricci v. DeStefano involved claims that the City of New Haven, Connecticut discriminated against a group of white and Hispanic firefighters who received the highest scores on two civil service examinations. Statutory claims were asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964…. continue reading