Volume 9, Spring 2012, Issue 4

COMMENTARY ON THE OECD GOOD PRACTICE GUIDANCE ON INTERNAL CONTROLS, ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE Joe Murphy and Donna Boehme With the February 2010 publication of its Good Practice Guidance on Internal Controls, Ethics and Compliance (“Good Practice Guidance” or “the Guidance”) as Annex II to the November 26, 2009 Further Recommendations for Combating Bribery of Foreign… continue reading

Volume 9, Spring 2012, Issue 3

POST-REFERENDUM SUDAN: THE NATION- BUILDING PROJECT AND ITS CHALLENGES Christopher Zambakari, B.S./MBA The Comprehensive Peace Agreement (“CPA”), signed on January 9, 2005, brought an end to the brutal civil war (1955-1972; 1983-2005) that engulfed Sudan since its independence in 1956. The CPA was the immediate culmination of the negotiations that ended the hostility between the… continue reading

Volume 9, Spring 2012, Issue 2

Overstudied and Underserved: Uses of the Law to Promote Healthy, Sustainable Urban Communities The Public Interest Law Center of PhiladelphiaA SYMPOSIUM PRESENTED BYTHE PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER OF PHILADELPHIAThursday, October 6, 2011 View More

Volume 9, Fall 2011, Issue 1

SUPERMAX PRISONS: ANOTHER CHAPTER IN THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF THE INCARCERATION CONUNDRUM H. Daniel butler, O. Hayden Griffin III, Grayson F. Knight The American prison system has grown and expanded considerably over the past three decades. From 1977-2005, the amount of offenders entering prison increased by approximately 400 percent. Alongside the dramatic increase in the number… continue reading

Volume 8, Spring 2011, Issue 5

BABY M: AN UNREQUITED INVITATION Pasquale Guglietta In re Baby M presented a truly groundbreaking fact pattern that had not yet been adjudicated in New Jersey, and has achieved a near iconic status, in New Jersey and across the country. Its legacy is somewhat surprising, though, since the case itself did very little in terms of… continue reading

Volume 8, Spring 2011, Issue 4

TAXING DISCRIMINATION VICTIMS: HOW THE CURRENT TAX REGIME IS UNJUST AND WHY A HYBRID INCOME AVERAGING AND GROSS UP REMEDY PROVIDES THE MOST EQUITABLE SOLUTION Richard Barca The United States Congress has utilized its constitutionally enumerated powers under the Commerce Clause and the Fourteenth Amendment to enact laws with the goal of ending harmful workplace… continue reading

Volume 8, Spring 2011, Issue 3

HOW MARRIAGE BECAME OPTIONAL: COHABITATION, GENDER, AND THE EMERGING FUNCTIONAL NORMS J. Herbie DiFonzo In 1953, sociologist Ray E. Baber confidently asserted that the “opportunity which marriage affords for constant and complete companionship with the person most loved, with the full sanction of society, is its greatest single attraction.” Another mid-20th century text, Paul H…. continue reading

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

Volume 7, Spring 2010, Issue 3

ADDRESSING THE CIVIL-MILITARY GAP: ADOPTING A 21ST CENTURY SOLOMON AMENDMENT TO REQUIRE ON CAMPUS ACCESS TO RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORP PROGRAMS AT ELITE INSTITUTIONS Donald M. Benedetto Since the beginning of the war in Iraq, there have been 4,377 American military deaths as of the time of this article. One overarching commonality amongst many of… continue reading