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. 44, No. 5, November

City Power in a New Era of Localism
Introduction 1449 I. Rethinking City Power 1450 II. Unleashing the City 1456 Conclusion 1461 INTRODUCTION Are we beginning a new age of localism? Between the "Brexit" vote, the city-rural divide exposed by the...
Discovering That the Poor Pay More: Race Riots, Poverty, and the Rise of Consumer Law
Introduction 1319 I. Unraveling Dreams for a Great Society 1320 II. Race and Economic Justice 1321 III. The Search for Good Explanations 1322 IV. Explaining Urban Unrest as Consumer...
Escaping the Abdication Trap When Cooperative Federalism Fails: Legal Reform after Flint
TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1330 I. The Drinking Water Regime in Theory and in Practice 1332 II. Why Do We Observe Abdication? 1340 III. The Relationship (or...
Policing the Poor and the Two Faces of the Justice Department
Introduction 1431 I. The Civil Rights Division and Policing 1435 II. The United States Attorneys' Offices and Policing 1440 Conclusion 1446 INTRODUCTION...
The Apps for Justice Project: Employing Design Thinking to Narrow the Access to Justice Gap
Introduction 1364 I. The Legal Technology Ecosystem and Access to Justice 1369 II. The Apps for Justice Project at Maine Law 1374 III. Employment of Design Thinking 1376...
The Right to an Attorney Is Not Enough: Steps to Rid the Criminal Justice System of Its Poverty Tax
Introduction 1407 I. Two Systems of Justice 1409 A. Arrest 1409 B. Bail Hearing 1411 ...
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