Fordham Urban Law Journal

A bimonthly legal book published by the law school at Fordham University. Each issue focuses on a single topic, and publishes original research, critical pieces, and long-form essays related to that topic.

Articles from Vol. 40, No. 4, May

Health Reform and Correctional Health Care: How the Affordable Care Act Can Improve the Health of Ex-Offenders and Their Communities
Introduction I. Prisoners' Right to Health Care II. Health Status of Inmates and Former Prisoners III. The Affordable Care Act and the Health of Ex-Offenders and Their Communities A. Overview of the Affordable Care Act B. The...
Healthy Reform, Healthy Cities: Using Law and Policy to Reduce Obesity Rates in Underserved Communities
Introduction I. The Obesity Epidemic and Social Determinants of Health A. Rising Obesity Rates B. How the Social Determinants of Health Drive Obesity Disparities II. Using Law and Policy to End the Obesity Epidemic A....
Principles, Politics and Privilege: How the Crime-Fraud Exception Can Preserve the Strength of the Attorney-Client Privilege for Government Lawyers and Their Clients
Introduction I. Attorney-Client Privilege Background and Policy Justifications A. Historical Background and Constitutional Justifications B. Attorney-Client Privilege Promotes Public Policy Through Disclosure...
Reconsidering the Standards of Admission for Prior Bad Acts Evidence in Light of Research on False Memories and Witness Preparation
Introduction I. Prior Bad Acts Admissibility and the Incentives It Creates A. Origins of the Bar Against Prior Bad Acts Evidence and Its Exceptions B. Modern Jurisprudence and the Bar Against Prior Bad Acts Evidence ...
Turf Wars and Growing Pains: How New York Education Law Can Ease the Co-Location Battle
Introduction I. New York City's Charter School Boom A. Race to the Top and the Obama Administration's Support for Charter School Growth B. Charter School Legislation and Race to the Top in New York State C. Allocating...
Who's Smiling Now?: Disparities in American Dental Health
6. Comprehensive Dental Reform Act of 2012 The Comprehensive Dental Reform Act, (199) introduced in the 112th Congress by Senator Sanders (I-Vt.) in the Senate and Representative Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) in the House, proposes doing what the ACA...
With Liberty and Access for Some: The ACA's Disconnect for Women's Health
Introduction I. Historical Anachronisms A. Abortion Is Healthcare B. The Fragmenting Effect of Stakeholder-Oriented, Rights-Absent Healthcare C. Non Woman-Centric Liberties II. The Spending Amplification A. A Quick...