UDC/DCSL L. Rev. Volume 12, Number 1 (Spring 2009)

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Letter from the Editor-in-Chief
John Brian White (p. 1)

Katrina’s Wake: Emergency Preparedness and Response from the Bayou to the Beltway


Returning to New Orleans: Reflections on the Post-Katrina Recovery, Disaster Relief, and the Struggle for Social Justice
Susan L. Waysdorf (p. 3)


A Tale of Two Cities: Lessons Learned from New Orleans to the District of Columbia for the Protection of Vulnerable Populations from the Consequences of Disaster
Laurie A. Morin (p. 45)

Priam’s Lament: The Intersection of Law and Morality in the Right to Burial and Its Need for Recognition in Post-Katrina New Orleans
Sarah Tomkins (p. 93)


False Claims Act: How Vigilantes Find Justice Fighting Government Fraud and Corruption
Wayne Turner (p. 115)