Archive for the 'Volume 87' Category
I am a rapist. Not by choice. But when I look in the mirror and see what others see, I know there’s no hiding it. I am a rapist.
No, I have never followed a woman to her car at night, pulled a knife on her, and forced her to put out or be killed. Nor [...]
Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s appointment was historic. She is the first Latina Supreme Court member and President Barack Obama’s initial appointment. Her confirmation is the quintessential example of his commitment to increasing ethnic and gender diversity in the judiciary; it epitomizes how the administration has nominated and appointed people of color and women [...]
Health care is expensive and scarce. These problems will only grow with the recent decline in the number of new physicians pursuing careers as general practitioners, leaving patients competing for fewer available appointment slots. Faced with reaching the capacity limits associated with the traditional physician-centric primary care model, focus is increasingly shifting toward [...]
United States chocolate manufacturers, including Hershey’s and Mars, received unwelcomed media attention in 2001 as reports of the use of child labor on West African cocoa farms surfaced. Investigations revealed that children harvest cocoa beans under conditions that qualify as the “worst forms of child labor” as defined in International Labour Organization (ILO) [...]
The rules governing “benign” forms of race-conscious government action are easy to state but very difficult to apply in practice. A great deal of the difficulty arises from the lack of precision associated with the use of terms of art, such as “diversity,” “remediation,” and “affirmative action.” Each of these terms should have a [...]