Legal Theory

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: 10 lessons from Chief Justice Roberts’ first 10 years

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court’s unsigned rulings favor law enforcement; Reinhardt sees link to racial issues

Tort Law

Should tapping veiled woman on the shoulder be actionable? Law institute says yes; law prof says no

ABA London Sessions

UK and US legal systems both sprung from the Magna Carta, but many jurisdictional differences exist

Trials & Litigation

Federal cyberstalking trial blames courthouse shooter’s widow, son and daughter for slaying of woman

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Are judges politicians? SCOTUS renews the question

U.S. Supreme Court

Which justices give the most speeches? Sotomayor tops law prof’s ‘celebrity index’

Supreme Court Report

June is busting out all over with big-time SCOTUS decisions

Environmental Law

Does a country have a legal duty to reduce its carbon footprint? Dutch court to decide landmark case


Indian tribes are retaking jurisdiction over domestic violence on their own land

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: SCOTUS gets another look at the Affordable Care Act

Opening Statements

New project rewrites SCOTUS opinions from a feminist perspective

Legal Theory

Evaluate law by happiness impact, profs suggest; is 20 years in prison four times worse than five?

National Pulse

American Indians challenging eagle feather rules get a boost from Hobby Lobby ruling

Women in the Law

Female law review authors are cited at a higher rate than men, study finds

Niche Practice

Rightscorp fights Internet piracy by ‘ticketing’ copyright infringers


No Fracking Way: Towns across the country are stopping the big energy industry

Entertainment & Sports Law

Leagues win a restraining order against NJ racetrack that wanted to allow sports gambling

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia compares himself to Frodo in originalism battle

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS ‘is an emperor that truly has no clothes,’ Chemerinsky says in new book