Legal History

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Criminal Justice

Sons of Ethel Rosenberg make last-ditch plea for presidential exoneration

Opening Statements

Litigator expands interrogations into book on presidential history

Precedents

Dec. 17, 1798: The Senate convenes the first impeachment

Legal History

Arrest records of civil rights leader are unearthed; persistent lawyer sought them for 15 years

Legal History

Why the president pardons turkeys and other Thanksgiving facts (gallery)

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer who got $1M sanction reversed will have to pay $45K for other ‘egregious tactics,’ court says

The Modern Law Library

What can past presidential history teach us about today? (podcast)

Cover Story

Appeals courts are dismantling stricter voter ID laws

Legal History

Did new black history museum snub Justice Thomas? Spokeswoman says it can’t include everyone

The Modern Law Library

John Lennon’s lawyer explains how musician’s deportation case changed immigration law (podcast)

Trials & Litigation

Judge tosses verdict against cop in alleged road-rage incident, cites trial misconduct by lawyer

Opening Statements

New documentary ‘Balancing the Scales’ sheds light on the challenges female lawyers have faced

Bryan Garner on Words

Celebrating the powerful eloquence of Justice Robert Jackson

Business of Law

Litigator’s book documents the service of Kansas’ Frontier Guard to President Lincoln

The Modern Law Library

A seismic shift in how the US wages war, and what it means for the American public (podcast)

Report from Governmental Affairs

Internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II offers cautionary message

Law Libraries

Digitization of Harvard case law library will show court patterns and trends

Law in Popular Culture

Eddie Redmayne will play Cravath name partner in movie about Thomas Edison patent battle

Legal Ethics

Judge is admonished for ‘highly inappropriate’ exchange with defendant

Features

50-year story of the Miranda warning has the twists of a cop show
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