166 ABA Journal The Modern Law Library articles.
Aug 12, 2020 9:00 AM CDT
In Prison by Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular Reforms, authors Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law outline the way that well-meaning movements ended up funneling people into environments where they faced even more punitive measures.
Jul 22, 2020 10:21 AM CDT
As a law professor at the University of Colorado Law School, Aya Gruber has seen her Millennial students wrestle with a problem that she has long struggled with herself: How to fight both gender-based violence and overpolicing.
Jul 15, 2020 1:30 PM CDT
Alex S. Vitale explains the troubling origins of modern policing, why commonly suggested reforms like training and increased diversity have not been successful, and much more.
Jun 24, 2020 10:32 AM CDT
With only 2% of federal criminal cases ending up in a jury trial, how can would-be trial lawyers develop their skills? How can citizens participate in the justice system? And how can defendants receive experienced counsel?
Jun 10, 2020 2:31 PM CDT
May 20, 2020 11:51 AM CDT
A law professor and his former student teamed up to give students a leg up on navigating law school in their new book, The Law of Law School.
May 6, 2020 9:25 AM CDT
In this new episode of the Modern Law Library podcast, Maurice Possley speaks with the ABA Journal’s Lee Rawles about his investigation of Michael Segal, his writing partnership with Segal, and how Chicago city politics impacted the case.
Apr 22, 2020 9:08 AM CDT
In this new episode of the Modern Law Library podcast, Julie Fershtman introduces Ashley Alfirevic of ABA Publishing to the world of horse sense and the liabilities of pony rides.
Apr 8, 2020 8:30 AM CDT
With a barrage of information and misinformation about COVID-19, it can be hard to evaluate what sources are trustworthy and where to go for reliable medical news. So for this new episode of the Modern Law Library, we spoke to an epidemiologist.
Mar 25, 2020 4:04 PM CDT
Mar 11, 2020 9:32 AM CDT
The 1992 riots in South Los Angeles may be nearly three decades old. But in the present day, two families will find the events from that time are far from over. Lee Rawles talks to author Steph Cha in this new episode of the Modern Law Library.
Feb 26, 2020 9:31 AM CST
A book by a University of Baltimore law prof tells the story of historical efforts of voter suppression and the modern-day dangers that face voters now. In this new episode of the Modern Law Library, Gilda R. Daniels talks to Lee Rawles.
Feb 5, 2020 9:30 AM CST
A lawyer’s duties do not begin and end at the courtroom door. They extend beyond to the proverbial court of public opinion. As a lawyer and PR consultant, James F. Haggerty has shared how to properly handle the media aspects of litigation in his new book.
Jan 22, 2020 6:00 AM CST
Jan 8, 2020 6:00 AM CST