Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights

Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights is an academic journal focusing on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights

Articles from Vol. 17, No. 2, Spring

Challenges to Institutionalization: The Definition of "Institution" and the Future of Olmstead Litigation
Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law SymposiumI. INTRODUCTION .......... 144II. CHARACTERISTICS OF FACILITIES HISTORICALLY TARGETED BY DEINSTITUTIONALIZATION LITIGATION .......... 146A. State Mental Hospitals .......... 147B. Nursing Homes v 148C. Intermediate...
Classroom to Courtroom: How Texas's Unique School-Based Ticketing Practice Turns Students into Criminals, Burdens Courts, and Violates the Eighth Amendment
I. INTRODUCTION ........................ 182II. LOOKING BACK: TEXAS'S TICKETING PROBLEM .............. 184A. The Development of the Ticketing Problem ............. 184B. School-Based Policing ................................. 185C. School Resource Officers...
"Hands-Off" the Solicitor General: Florence V. Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Supreme Court's Deference in Prison Cases
I. Introduction ....................252II.The Supreme Court's "Hands-Off" Approach to Prison Administration as Deference to the Solicitor General.................... 256A. Bell v. Wolfish and the Revival of the "Hands-Off' Approach.......................
Letter from the Editor
Dear Reader,This issue's selections illustrate the continuing imperative for lawyers who are ethically committed to preserving core rights and liberties - whether in schools, adult homes, county jails, or markets - to dedicate themselves to our enduring...
Texas's New Payday Lending Regulations: Effective Debiasing Entails More Than the Right Message
I. INTRODUCTION ..........212II. Interested Groups ..........215A. Consumers ..........215B. Payday Lenders ..........216C. Government Actors ..........217III. JUSTIFICATIONS FOR REGULATION ..........217A. Liberty ..........217B. Market Failure ..........2191....
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