It's Easier than Ever to Charge Someone with Piracy
November 30, 2013
It's not just Vladimir Putin who's arresting activists for piracy. In international law, the term has changed meanings.
A ruling on the Obamacare contraception mandate could give corporations all kinds of new powers.
This Texas Law Could Be the Supreme Court's Next Big Abortion Case
November 05, 2013
On Friday, about one-third of the abortion clinics in Texas started calling women to cancel long-standing appointments and turning away panicked, crying patients who showed up at the door.
This Chart Shows Why Law Schools Are in Trouble
November 01, 2013
Fewer people are sweating over the LSAT’s infamous reasoning questions these days.
The Security Burden Shouldn't Rest Solely on the Software User
October 31, 2013
The below is the final installment in a five-part series. Part 1 explored the problems stemming from our collective unwillingness to hold software providers accountable for vulnerability-ridden code. Part 2 argued that the technical challenges associ
We Need Strict Laws If We Want More Secure Software
October 30, 2013
This is the fourth installment in a series on whether and how to hold software makers financially liable for the insecurity of their products. Part I offered an overview of the problem of insecure code. Part II countered the notion that the technical
The NSA Doesn't Need Wholesale Reform, Just Greater Oversight
October 29, 2013
What should we do about the NSA? Should we do anything at all? These question are on the forefront these days.
History's Most Consequential Terrorism Trial Still Isn't Happening
October 28, 2013
So when will the 9/11 case go to trial, anyway?
I Did Not 'Recant' on Voter ID Laws
October 27, 2013
The federal judge ponders data, consequences, and a decision that enabled voter suppression
Two major human rights groups released reports this month that together provide much-needed texture to the debate on civilian casualties from U.S.