Volume 4, Issue 3, Summer 1994
Toward a National Conversation
Babies' Rights, Mothers'Responsibilities, and AIDS
Gun Sweeps: A National Lesson
Immigration and Political Community in the United States
Daniel J. Tichenor
A decade of immigration reform has corrected many of the injustices
of past American immigration policy. Has it also endangered public
perceptions of the responsibilities of citizens?
A Place for Safe Housing in the Fourth Amendment
How should the Supreme Court balance Fourth Amendment protections
against the safety of public housing residents?
The Loss of Public Space
Deinstitutionalization and tolerance of victimless crimes have hastened
the deterioration of public spaces in America's cities. A parable
of civil libertarianism and its unintended consequences.
The Renewal of Democracy and the Communitarian Prospect
R. Bruce Douglass
Can citizen participation in government change the realities faced by
American cities or does it merely make citizens feel good? A recent
study offers surprising answers.
Routine Organ Donation: A Communitarian Organ Procurement Policy
James Lindemann Nelson
Routine organ donation would increase the supply of organs available
for transplants without infringing on individual rights. What's more,
it would send the right message about individual responsibility to
the larger society.