Volume 5, Issue 2
Fall 2009


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Letter from Executive Board

Orphan Train Myths and Legal Reality
Rebecca S. Trammell

The "New" Withdrawal of Consent Standard in Maryland Rape Law: A Year After BABY V. STATE
Mary Huff

Seeking Protection from the Law? Exploring Changing Arguments for U.S. Domestic Violence Asylum Claims and Gendered Resistance by Courts
Richael Faithful

Postracial Discrimination
Girardeau A. Spann

Update on Asylum Law: New Hope for Victims of Domestic Violence
Sandra A. Grossman and María Mañón

Annotated Bibliography: Who Can Help? A History Lesson on Urban Relations
Daniel A. Broughton

Legislative Updates
Rene Carballo


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