Law

The White House Was Wise Not to Declare Dzhokhar Tsarnaev an Enemy Combatant
April 22, 2013

More than a decade after 9/11, the “war on terrorism” continues to produce new legal questions.

Moneyball for Judges
The statistics of judicial behavior
April 10, 2013

How can we learn how political judges' decisions are? By looking at the statistics.

Spy vs. Soldier
The CIA may lose a power it never legally had
April 02, 2013

The CIA may lose a power it never legally had.

Flip-Flopping Federalists
On Obamacare, conservative judges were glad to limit Congress' power. To uphold DOMA, they'll need to do the opposite.
March 29, 2013

On Obamacare, conservative judges were glad to limit Congress' power. To uphold DOMA, they'll need to do the opposite.

No, a Sweeping Gay Marriage Ruling Won't Trigger a Backlash
March 26, 2013

Liberals fret that there'd be a backlash if the Supreme Court established a right to same-sex marriage. Here's why they shouldn't worry too much.

Is the Filibuster Unconstitutional?
The Founding Fathers might not approve of today's Senate
March 07, 2013

The Founding Fathers might not approve of today's Senate.

Is War Civilized?
The Evolution of the Battlefield
March 03, 2013

Were princes more humanitarian than the Hague?

Does the Government Deserve Your DNA?
The crucial privacy case before the Supreme Court
February 27, 2013

The crucial privacy case before the Supreme Court.

Remembering Ronald Dworkin
February 18, 2013

Charles Fried remembers the towering American philsopher, who died last week.

Law School Confidential—How to Fix Legal Education
November 20, 2012

It might be time not just to rely on law schools to change themselves, but to encourage or even require them to change.

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