Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems

Articles from Vol. 46, No. 3, Spring

Amending § 1415 of the IDEA: Extending Procedural Safeguards to Response-to-Intervention Students
In 2004, Congress amended the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to ameliorate the over-inclusion of students diagnosed with "specific learning disabilities" (SLDs) in special education. To achieve this goal, the amendments permit the...
Navigating the Relationship between the DHS and the DOL: The Need for Federal Legislation to Protect Immigrant Workers' Rights
High-visibility workplace raids have drawn attention to the relationship between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) and how it affects workers' rights. To better align their interests, these agencies recently...
Peer Review Is Threatened, but (P)So What: Patient Safety Organization Utilization in Florida after Amendment 7 as a Troubling Sign for PSQIA
This Note considers the interaction between medical peer review, patient safety organizations (PSOs) and Florida's Amendment 7, also known as the Patients' Right to Know. All three are directed towards curing the epidemic of medical error in the United...
Why the Law Should Intervene to Disrupt Pay-Secrecy Norms: Analyzing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act through the Lens of Social Norms
This Note addresses the Supreme Court's decision in Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and the subsequent legislative response, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act (LLFPA). Through the LLFPA, Congress overrode the Ledbetter decision and enacted...