1730 ABA Journal Law Professors articles.
Justice Neil Gorsuch issued a lengthy statement
criticizing “rule by indefinite emergency edict” Thursday, when the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order related to a COVID-19-pandemic-era immigration policy.
May 22, 2023 2:40 PM CDT
There are still plenty of questions surrounding the killing of a homeless man on a New York City subway May 1. The Manhattan district attorney’s office in New York has filed second-degree manslaughter charges against 24-year-old Marine veteran Daniel Penny, but the debate continues over the delayed response by police and prosecutors.
May 18, 2023 8:49 AM CDT
Wildlife geneticists were able to recover and analyze trace amounts of human DNA lingering in the environment, raising concerns among privacy advocates who think that the tool could be misused.
May 17, 2023 8:41 AM CDT
Civil rights lawyer Benjamin L. Crump
told jurors in Manhattan, New York City, in opening statements Tuesday that he has “a smoking gun” showing that singer Ed Sheeran copied the Marvin Gaye song “Let’s Get It On” when he wrote “Thinking Out Loud.”
Apr 26, 2023 9:15 AM CDT
Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas dissented from the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Friday to allow continued full access, for now, to the abortion medication mifepristone. But Alito spoke only for himself in a written dissent; Thomas did not indicate the reason for his dissent.
Apr 24, 2023 11:03 AM CDT
A federal judge in Colorado has ordered a professor at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law to pay attorney fees as a sanction for a federal action that is “the definition of vexatious and wasteful.”
Apr 11, 2023 8:43 AM CDT
At least one law professor has said the competing abortion pill decisions issued Friday suffer from the same defect: The plaintiffs lack standing.
Apr 10, 2023 10:56 AM CDT
A law professor was surprised to hear that he had been accused of sexual harassment during a class trip to Alaska sponsored by his law school, the Georgetown University Law Center.
Apr 6, 2023 10:42 AM CDT
Former Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz can’t pursue his lawsuit contending that CNN defamed him by mischaracterizing his remarks during the first impeachment trial of then-President Donald Trump, a federal judge in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has ruled.
Apr 5, 2023 12:51 PM CDT
Studies supporting an “academic mismatch” theory claim that students are harmed by racial preferences, but the data doesn’t support that assertion, according to a professor at the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law.
Mar 29, 2023 9:41 AM CDT
The 1964 decision
in New York Times v. Sullivan
protected the civil rights movement, established the "actual malice" standard, and is the basis for modern American libel law. But in recent years, criticism of the case has grown among conservatives—with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas calling it "policy-driven decisions masquerading as constitutional law" and suggesting that the decision should be reconsidered
Mar 29, 2023 8:52 AM CDT
A controversial law professor has said data on about 6,500 law students at four law schools provides strong support for his “academic mismatch
” theory—that law students
with lower qualifications than their peers fall behind and have worse outcomes in a learning environment geared toward better-qualified students.
Mar 16, 2023 11:47 AM CDT
A Syracuse University law and engineering professor has been placed on leave after he was charged with assaulting a woman in the elevator and parking lot of a casino in New York.
Mar 14, 2023 9:55 AM CDT
U.S. Circuit Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan has received an apology after protesters he described as “juvenile idiots” interrupted his March 9 speech with the Federalist Society at Stanford Law School.
Mar 13, 2023 11:32 AM CDT
A new working paper claims that for attorneys with records of public discipline, many are sole practitioners who opened firms following lawyer regulation decisions.
Mar 8, 2023 9:05 AM CST
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