Legal Issues Surrounding Unaccompanied Alien Children
An unflinching, uniformed guard gestures those at the court
entrance through the metal detector while another rifles through
belongings. Hidden by tall, wooden doors beyond this entrance
are windowless rooms dominated by towering judges’ benches.
There, prepared to argue, is the adversary—a highly educated
government official in a black suit.
Now, imagine this scene from the perspective of a ten-yearold
child, without representation of . . .
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Impact of Sudden Public Notoriety
"Philosopher and psychologist William James’ famous quote provides, “[t]here is a law in psychology that if you form a picture in your mind of what you would like to be, and you keep and hold that picture there long enough, you will soon become exactly as you have been thinking.” This ideal resonates in the mind of . . .
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An Introduction To David Wexler, The Person Behind Therapeutic Jurisprudence
The author is a legal historian and writer of biographies
who, in this short essay, has turned her attention to the work of
one legal scholar, David B. Wexler, and his role in the development
of the interdisciplinary field of therapeutic jurisprudence
(TJ). The essay traces TJ's roots back to Wexler's undergraduate
and law school education, but especially notes its emergence
from his early academic work at the University of Arizona
in mental health law. It pays close attention to . . .
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