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Contents Photo at left and inset cover photo by Brian Ballweg

ON THE COVER A Momentous Gift and a New Name for 4 Hofstra Law School On April 27 the Hofstra community convened to honor Maurice A. Deane ’81 for his legacy of service and generosity and to officially name the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. More than 300 alumni, administrators, faculty, students and distinguished guests, including keynote speaker Senator Charles E. Schumer, attended the convocation and celebrated with the honoree at a reception in the Hofstra University Club. Main cover photo by Aakaash Bali

Features 11 Viewpoint Sexual Reorientation By Professor Elizabeth M. Glazer Professor Elizabeth Glazer examines the social and legal discrimination that bisexual individuals face through a short review of the recent success of the gay and lesbian antidiscrimination movement and the continued exclusion of bisexuals from those victories.

15 At Issue Bioethics: Forging a New Frontier By Kristen McMahon Professor Janet Dolgin analyzes several different facets of the continuing health care debate, discussing the oral arguments the Supreme Court heard in March, the perceived economic challenges of the Affordable Health Care Act of 2010 for the middle class, and personal technology’s impact on the present and future of health care.

24 Perspectives Nassau County Youth Court: Giving Kids a Second Chance By Courtney K. McGrory Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University students and professors rally around the idea of youth courts, describing several benefits for both teens who need a second chance and the overburdened juvenile court system. 3

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Hofstra Law Report, Spring 2012  

HOFSTRA LAW REPORT, Hofstra Law’s magazine, is published once a year by the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.

Hofstra Law Report, Spring 2012  

HOFSTRA LAW REPORT, Hofstra Law’s magazine, is published once a year by the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.