Rachel Aviv

Rachel Aviv appears in the following:

How to Define Life and Death

Friday, February 02, 2018

What one teenage girl's tragic story of being put on life support says about the nature of life and death.

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Elderly People, Stripped of Their Rights

Friday, October 20, 2017

When the court rules that someone else is in charge of your finances — and your life.

How Strangers Can Turn The Elderly Into Prisoners - Legally

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Rachel Aviv, New Yorker staff writer, and advocate Terry Williams (aka Citizen 4 Justice), discuss how the elderly are losing their rights.

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Why Teachers Decided Cheating Was the Right Thing to Do

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

When faced with what they saw as out of reach, data-driven district targets, school district administrators and teachers in Atlanta began fixing students’ wrong answers on standardized tests.

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Where Is Your Mother? A Child Custody Case in California

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Rachel Aviv, staff writer for The New Yorker, recounts the story of Niveen Ismail, a mother whose young son was put up for adoption by the state of California despite her multi-year fight to prove she was fit to remain his parent. She writes about the case in her article “Where Is Your Mother” is in the December 2 issue of The New Yorker.

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Should Criminals Who Are Still Dangerous Be Kept Locked Up?

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

In her reporting for The New Yorker, journalist Rachel Aviv follows subjects with complicated legal or medical problems, such as homeless LGBT runaways living with HIV, or whether tee...

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