NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL ON CRIMINAL AND CIVIL CONFINEMENT

VOLUME 24

WINTER 1998

NUMBER 1

ARTICLES

The “Voluntary” Status of Nursing Facility Admissions: Legal, Practical, and Public Policy Implications
Marshall B. Kapp

The Gang Crackdown in Massachusetts’ Prisons: Arbitrary and Harsh Treatment Can Only Make Matters Worse
Phillip Kassel

Does the Office Charged Predict the Type and Frequency of Pretrial Violations?
Thomas Bak

COMMENT

In re Kasinga: “‘When the axe came into the forest, the trees said the handle is one of us.'”
Jennifer A. des Groseilliers

NOTES

Reinterpreting the ADA: Finding a Freedom from Unnecessary Segregation
Dana M. Bessette

“Show Me the Money!” Should Taxpayer Funds Be Used to Educate Prisoners Under the Guise of Reducing Recidivism?
Michael K. Greene

The Proper Approach to Prison Mail Regulations: Standards of Review
Jennifer A. Mannetta

The Constitutional Implications of Megan’s Laws: Permissible Regulations or Unconstitutional Intrusions?
Bernard Menendez

Dignity or Death Row: Are Death Row Rights to Die Diminished? A Comparison of the Right to Die for the Terminally Ill and the Terminally Sentenced
Julie Levinsohn Milner

 

VOLUME 24

SUMMER 1998

NUMBER 2

SYMPOSIUM: WOMEN IN PRISON

Public Imprisonment and Private Violence: Reflections of the Hidden Punishment of Women
Angela Y. Davis

Setting the Standard for Care: HIV Risk Exposures and Clinical Manifestations of HIV in Incarcerated Massachusetts Women
Anne S. De Groot, Jessica Stevens, Sarah Leibel, Lisa Pratt, and Sally Zierler

“It’s Like Living in a Black Hole”: Women of Color and Solitary Confinement in the Prison Industrial Complex
Cassandra Shaylor

Catch the Hope Program at Massachusetts Correctional Institution – Framingham: A Model for Providing Critical Services to Incarcerated Pregnant Women
Cathy Romeo

U.S. Social Policy on Prostitution: Whose Welfare is Served?
Kate DeCou

ARTICLE

Banishment: The History of Its Use and a Proposal for Its Abolition Under the First Amendment
Wm. Garth Snider

COMMENT

Cooper v. Oklahoma and the Fundamental Right Not to Be Tried While Incompetent
Paula Siuta Eichner

NOTES

Bursting at the Seams: An Analysis of Compassionate-Release Statutes and the Current Problem of HIV and AIDS in U.S. Prisons and Jails
William B. Aldenberg

The Sexual Continuum: Transsexual Prisoners
Anita C. Barnes

Passing the Victims’ Rights Amendment: A Nation’s March Toward a More Perfect Union
Jennie L. Caissie

Inmate Payment of Health Care – Divisiveness in the Federal Courts in the Application of the Estelle Standard and City of Revere v. Massachusetts General Hospital
James McNally

California’s Chemical Castration Law: A Model for Massachusetts?
John S. Murray