Legal Theory

Bryan Garner on Words

Bryan Garner’s tribute to his friend and co-author Antonin Scalia

Obiter Dicta

What’s the evidentiary standard for emojis?

Labor & Employment

Civil Rights Act’s sex-discrimination ban includes orientation, argues EEOC in amicus brief

Constitutional Law

Scalia: God has been good to US because ‘we have done him honor’

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: 2 Texas cases before SCOTUS could have big implications for race in the US

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

Features

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