The release of more than 140 ex-detainees from immigration detention has prompted a panicked government response. So, what does the legislation say, and what happens now?
Legal expert on the obscure law that makes King Charles and Prince Williams the heirs of people who die without wills or close relatives in Lancashire and Cornwall.
Legal experts worry the “doubling down” on demonstrators who are opposed to the planned giant police training facility could undermine the right to protest.
The downfall of the onetime multibillionaire holds lessons for investors and regulators alike.
The tiny remote community of Santa Teresa spent seven years fighting for compensation for poor public housing. Now that the High Court has ruled in their favour, what does it mean for other renters?
If a business is run by an AI and it causes you harm, could you sue the AI?
Many people are gardening on land that is not theirs – here are some things to consider to avoid getting into trouble.
A critical race theory scholar explains why it’s problematic to use rap lyrics as evidence of a crime, and what some lawmakers are doing to protect artistic expression.
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.