Remedial Law: When Courts Become Administrators

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Univ of Massachusetts Press, 1990 - Law - 192 pages
Edited proceedings of a colloquium held at Wesleyan U. in 1987 that examined judicial intervention in the administration of various public institutions, including schools, prisons, public housing, and mental health facilities. The book argues that remedial law is a necessary means to correct abuses that cannot otherwise be rectified. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
 

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Contents

Framing the Issue
3
Changing Public Organizations
11
The Nature and Limits of Court Intervention
27
The Quicksand of Bureaucracy
48
The Big Picture
63
When Will It Ever End?
76
Palmigiano v Garrahy United States District Court District of Rhode Island
97
Keyes et al v School District No 1 United States Supreme Court United States District Court District of Colorado
113
Perez et al v Boston Housing Authority Suffolk Superior Court Suffolk County Massachusetts
127
Connecticut Association for Retarded Citizens et al v Thorne et al United States District Court District of Connecticut
150
Selected Bibliography
183
The Organizational Consequences of Remedial Law A Working Conference
187
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Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, Bethesda, MD

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