State constitutions and laws protect voting rights, and state courts may be more receptive to efforts to protect Americans' right to vote.
Amy Coney Barrett may be a woman, but Trump’s other judicial appointments are 85% white and 76% male – the least diverse group of federal judges since Ronald Reagan.
The latest decision in the Civic Creche case highlights a gap in the Criminal Cases Review Commission's ability to look at appeals from beyond the grave.
A great deal still needs to be done to ensure that Kenyans have proper access to the justice system.
Hundreds of Australian children aged ten to 13 are in juvenile detention. Legal and medical experts say we must raise the age of criminal responsibility to 14.
For a COVID-19 vaccine to stop the pandemic, a large percentage of the population will have to get vaccinated. A law professor explains how far government and employer vaccine mandates can legally go.
Nearly half the states have reduced liability for health care providers at a time when nursing home regulation is declining and families can't visit loved ones for fear of spreading the coronavirus.
Dying without a will can cause all sorts of problems for families.
The bankruptcy system has always been difficult to navigate, especially for minorities and other vulnerable groups. The pandemic is making it a lot harder.
Millions of South Africans exchange billions of rands annually but disputes involving these transactions hardly ever appear before the country's courts.
Most of the accused in criminal cases in South Africa would not be able to understand the record of their court proceedings.
Research shows criminal defendants and asylum seekers can be at a disadvantage when they appear remotely in court. But changes to the set-up and protocols of video hearings can help.
The appeal may lead to a loss of public confidence in the jury system, but that's how the justice process works.
Compared to many other advanced countries, both federal and state court systems in the United States are behind in using videoconferencing in court settings.
When prosecutors introduce lyrics, they're asking juries to suspend the distinction between author and narrator, reality and fiction, and to read them as literal confessions of guilt.
In a handful of cases, defendants in murder cases have said that they were defending themselves from a same-sex pass or attempted sexual assault.
The fallout from the Huffman case has been intense, with much anger centered on the light punishment meted out to a white A-list celebrity versus the excessive charges levelled at Black defendants.
Seventy years after it was first launched, legal aid's principles of equality are a shadow of what they once were.
While the US is a nation of immigrants, China is not. That's a huge competitive advantage when doing business in emerging markets.
Under an archaic law, people can still be punished for 'scandalising the court' or publicly criticising a judge's ruling. It's time for this law to be revisited.