You might want to think twice before hiring Harvey Specter or Annalise Keating as your lawyer. The more accurate depictions of legal practice on TV might not be where you think.
The founders of the United States viewed impeachment as a way to remind the country and president that he is not above the law and to deter abuses of power.
Two very distinct legal processes are at issue in the Michael Oher case.
Publishers and studios routinely pay large sums to acquire ‘life story rights.’ Two law scholars explain why the phrase is misleading.
The case hinged on Montana’s ‘green amendment,’ which guarantees a constitutional right to ‘a clean and healthful environment.’ Other states have similar amendments, and more are considering them.
Integrated offender management is a better way of dealing with shoplifters than prison.
Research on developing brains has helped bring about a sea change in attitudes toward juvenile life without parole. But many people who committed crimes as minors are still serving such sentences.
The controversial – and often misunderstood – extracurricular groups tend to raise controversy. But under equal access laws, schools can’t discriminate against a club based on its point of view.
Russian authorities have given no legitimate justification for dropping criminal cases against rebel troops – undermining both President Vladimir Putin and the legal system.
If sex workers have to pay taxes and have all the other burdens of business and employment, then surely their contracts must be honoured as well.
Countries are already looking at using AI for some court case judgments.
The short answer: It’s complicated – and depends, in part, where you live.
The scandal and its aftermath point to a systemic failure of police accountability. Such failure is fertile soil for police corruption and makes a repeat of the scandal entirely possible.
Intellectual property law wasn’t written with AI in mind, so it isn’t clear who owns the images that emerge from prompts – or if the artists whose work was scraped to train AI models should be paid.
Since Folbigg was convicted in 2003, there have been nearly 3,000 additional single genes identified, whose different mutations can cause over 6,250 different diseases.
It’s a complicated and growing grey area of the law.
AI can help the legal system, but its use needs careful consideration.
The arrest of a former American president is unprecedented, but the nation’s founders anticipated the day would come.
UK surrogacy law reform: what you need to know about the proposed changes and how they could affect you.
Science fiction does more than entertain – it can also be used to better understand the political forces that shape the societies in which we live.