By Jeffrey Keddie
The article discusses consumer-side terms asserted at the point-of-sale as an option for working toward political-type change via social movements instead of through government.
By Jay Barth
In recent years Arkansas has made impressive progress on big challenges that have confounded leaders in other states.
By Bill Quigley and Amber Ramanauskas
Haiti, a close neighbor of the United States with a population of more than nine million people, was devastated by earthquake on January 12, 2010. Before the quake, Haiti was already the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and one of the most impoverished in the world. After? Conservative estimates for the cost of reconstructing Haiti are nearly $14 billion.
By Dustin Duke
I was recently reading an out of state ethics opinion where the lawyer involved was facing disbarment. The crux of the opinion, and the source of the lawyerâ€™s proverbial hot water, was that he had failed to adequately involve his clients in their case.
By Lee Lowther
In late spring of 2011, David Slade pitched the idea for the Arkansas Journal of Social Change and Public Service to a group of my now co-editors.
By Sarah Cowan
What exactly is cruel and unusual in contemporary American society? We know the ban on cruel and unusual punishment proscribes execution as punishment for certain types of people: minors, insane persons, and mentally retarded adults. What about a juvenile who is an accomplice to felony-murder, but did not participate in the killing? Should this individual be immune to a sentence of life without parole as well?
By Brandon Haubert
Expungement is the legal process by which a citizen can clear his or her record of a prior criminal conviction and start fresh. In Arkansas, when an individualâ€™s record is expunged, the â€śconduct shall be deemed as a matter of law never to have occurred, and the individual may state that no such conduct ever occurred, and that no such records exist.â€ť
By Chevera Blakemore
Non-profit organizations need all of the support they can receive, but, more importantly, our society needs non-profit organizations.
By Abraham Perez
Today critical race theory has spawned numerous subgroups, and there is no canonical set of doctrines or methodologies that all CRT authors subscribe to. There are two common goals that connect them – to understand how a regime of white supremacy and its subordination of people of color has been created and maintained in America and to examine the relationship between that social structure and professed ideals, and the desire not merely to understand the vexed bond between law and racial power but to change it.