21 Clearinghouse Rev. 1 (1987-1988)

handle is hein.journals/clear21 and id is 1 raw text is: VOLUME 21, NO. 1, MAY 1987
Toward Reform of the Welfare System: Is Consensus Emerging?,
by Paula Roberts and Rhoda Schulzinger ..................................................................................................... 3
In the last year, politicians, policymakers, and academics representing different disciplines and
political viewpoints, alarmed at the increase in poverty, have begun to suggest ways to reform
the social welfare system; this article provides a beginning framework for analysis of welfare
reform and reviews the major proposals now being circulated.
Medicaid       Transplant Litigation            Proliferates, National Health Law                 Program       .............................................. 20
In the past six months, there has been a substantial increase in Medicaid organ transplant
litigation, and advocates have been increasingly successful in their courtroom                     efforts.
Continuing Care Retirement Communities: Some Issues for State Long-Term Care Policy,
National Senior Citizens Law               Center .......................................................................................................... 22
The development of continuing care retirement communities-facilities that promise housing,
meals, and some form of health service in return for an entrance fee and payment of monthly
charges-raises consumer protection and residents' rights issues, as well as Medicaid-related
issues, in several states.
Cost Containment in              the Legal Services Environment, by Nina                       Coil .......................................................... 26
This month's       Management Column            discusses various cost-containment mechanisms legal
services programs may choose when forced to make cutbacks, and their likely effects on staff
and the program budget.
Computer and           Research       News .......................................................................................................................... 30
The usual search results are this month's topic.
Federal     R  egister    H ighlights     ................................................................................................................................ 31
E                               Case Developments .............................................................................................................................................. 37
Attorneys/Legal Services ...................................... 37           Landlord/Tenant ........................................... 51
Civil Procedure/Administrative Law .................... 37                   Mental Health ..............................................  52
C ivil  R ights  .......................................................... 39  M igrants  ........................................................ 52
Consumer .............................................................. 40   Native Americans .......................................... 53
D om  estic  Relations ................................................ 40   Prisons ............................................................  53
Education     .............................................................. 41  Public Utilities/Energy ................................  54
Food Programs ...................................................... 42      Senior Citizens ............................................. 54
H ealth  .................................................................... 45  Social  Security/SSI .......................................  55
Housing .................................................................. 48  Unemployment Compensation ..................... 56
Juveniles   ................................................................ 5 1  W elfare  .................................................................. 57
A dvance      Sheet    H  ighlights     .................................................................................................................................. 62
Sweeping Changes in Immigration Laws Affect Aliens' Rights to Work and Legalize
Their Status, by Susan Drake, Beth Zacovic, Charles Wheeler, and                                  Tina Poplawski ............................ 74
Beginning in May 1987, an estimated 2.2 million aliens who have lived in the United States
since before 1982 will be eligible for the first time to legalize their status; this article provides
an overview of the major provisions on legalization and employer sanctions in the new
immigration reform        bill.
J o b   M ark  et ............................................................................................................................................................ 90
C ase   T a b le  .......................................................................................................................................................... 10 0
This Child       is Missing ...John         Owen      Cain ................................................................................ inside back  cover

MAY 1987

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