Legal History

Constitutional Law

Lawyer seeks reversal of rare voting conviction he shares with suffragist Susan B. Anthony

Legal History

Site of Jesus’ trial by Pontius Pilate may have been unearthed in Jerusalem

Bryan Garner on Words

Bryan Garner offers a Magna Carta style guide

Cover Story

One Hundred Years of Law

Features

1915-1924: Wilson, women and war

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1925-1934: On Trial: Science v. religion

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1935-1944: A New Deal

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1945-1954: Footnote 4

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1955-1964: Civil rights struggle gains momentum

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1965-1974: Watergate and the rise of legal ethics

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1975-1984: Environmental law is born

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1985-1994: The legacy of Nuremberg

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1995-2004: A new millennium

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2005-2014: Technology changes the rules

Precedents

Jan. 2, 1920: Palmer raids target immigrants

ABA Journal

These 12 events and inventions which the ABA Journal predates may surprise you (gallery)

Criminal Justice

Germany OKs prosecution of former Nazi SS guard, now 93

Legal History

Woman who won landmark Mapp case on exclusionary rule has died

Family Law

Billionaire’s ex-wife appeals $995M award in divorce case

Legal History

Judge says investigative files for ‘In Cold Blood’ murders can be published by investigator’s son