I discuss the difficulties of constitutional interpretation of the 14th Amendment as it relates to the fundamental rights to be free from both racial and religious discrimination.
The tragic case of Charlie Gard.
Never before can I recall the Order List being more interesting.
The reaction to the United Airlines incident belies public opinion about law enforcement
The completion of my copyright trilogy, on whether to and how to address piracy.
Colorado’s 2016 state-wide ballot initiatives are final.
A preview of selected cases appearing on the United States Supreme Court’s docket for the 2016-2017 Term.
“Thank you for your business. You were giving more of it than you know.”
The book we all need to read… twice.
A look at fighting digital piracy in the United Kingdom and abroad.
In light of the recent FTC settlement involving Herbalife, Dave has a few things to say about it.
Charles Kinsey having survived his police-shooting might make its occurrence far harder to dismiss.
Back in June, the Supreme Court quietly took another step in their ongoing “war on coal”.
Is it a mistake to think that equality is the foundation of a just legal system?
In which Burt Likko navigates a moral and legal dilemma.
A question for our legal folk: When is plunking the batter a tort?
Many states across the US have historic liquor laws dating back centuries. Are they still relevant in 2016?
Racism can be a direct consequence of excluding race as a factor when you make judgments
Assisted euthanasia is a touchy subject for many and likely will be for the foreseeable future.
Unfortunately, the second in what appears to be an ongoing series…
Sometimes, it’s the little things that matter the most.
It remains for Canadians to decide what Canadians can afford, but it does somewhat beggar belief that the Canadian system of single-payer healthcare will sink or swim on this particular margin.
No Scalia? No problem! When all eight of the surviving SCOTUS Justices agree on the result, we’re sure to get a nice, clear, definite rule of law… right?
Google Car’s first at-fault accident.
Were a hypothetical President Hillary Clinton to nominate him to the Supreme Court, would Barack Obama’s service as President be reason to foresee that he’d become one of the great Justices on the Supreme Court? What about his lack of prior judicial experience or his lack of scholarly publications?
I noticed the SJW-ish tone too, but thought to myself: that’s not a bug, it’s a feature. To the extent that the left is often about playing the victim, it seems to me that Barnett and Rosenkranz are saying, “Two can play at this game.” The conservatives are taking the “talk of micro-aggressions and trauma,”…
A win for Black Lives Matter creates suspicion in China.
Justice Scalia, RIP. That he would ditch Stare Decisis would make the American System look more European. Yet, Scalia didn’t think “Americans should be governed the way that Europeans are.” That’s a conundrum.
Colorado will have state single-payer health insurance on the ballot this November. After reading through the initiative, my conclusion is that this is an experiment that no state can undertake…
Ken White fisks the President before Burt Likko could even get home from his day job to try.
Taking another stab at how we can deal with firearms in America.
Or, how the Federal Circuit made an ambitious Constitutional claim that may affect football fans nationwide.
One case to rule them all, One Court to mind them,
One rule to govern the States and in its holdings bind them,
In the Land of Washington where the Justices decide.
It is one thing to hate gay couples. It is quite another to risk a child’s well-being in the attempt to hurt them.
Submitted for your consideration, a candidate for the “unlikely sentence exemplar” award.
Guest Author T. Greer eulogizes the neglect of our literary heritage in contemporary rhetoric.