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Articles from Vol. 82, No. 5, April

Can the Tariff Act Combat Endemic Child Labor Abuses? the Case of Cote d'Ivoire*
I. IntroductionOn May 30, 2002, the International Labor Rights Fund (ILRF), a Washington D.C.-based nongovernmental organization (NGO), filed a petition with the United States Customs Service alleging and outlining evidence of trafficking in children...
Drawing Lines between Chevron and Pennhurst: A Functional Analysis of the Spending Power, Federalism, and the Administrative State
I. IntroductionA dominant theme of the Rehnquist Court has been the revival of serious federal-state balancing. In the past ten years alone, the Court has imposed meaningful limits on the power of Congress to regulate interstate commerce,1 expanded Tenth...
The Civil Rights Identity of Bayard Rustin
IntroductionBoyard Rustin was the consummate civil rights strategist and humanitarian.1 Indeed, he shaped the course of social protest for some thirty years.2 First as political adviser to Martin Luther King, Jr. and later as leader of the 1963 March...
The Cross-Border Trucking Dispute: Finding a Way out of the Conflict between NAFTA and U.S. Environmental Law*
I. IntroductionSince 1982, the United States has maintained a moratorium on the issuance of most new permits to Mexican trucking companies seeking to operate within the U.S.1 To this day, despite the intervening adoption of the North American Free Trade...