Brown v. Board didn’t overrule ‘separate-but-equal’ but it had that end. A law scholar explains how there is a lesson there for conservatives on today’s Court looking to end abortion in the US.
Stewart Rhodes of the Oath Keepers, has been charged with seditious conspiracy over the attempted insurrection. A constitutional law scholar outlines why that may set a bad precedent.
Not all parents agree about vaccinating their child. Here’s what’s likely to happen if cases go to court.
The court appears split over the future of vaccination mandates, with conservative justices skeptical of the Biden administration’s authority to enforce requirements.
Experts help explain the context around the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, and subsequent trial and convictions of Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael and William Bryan.
Nigeria’s legislators have no constitutional right to force political parties to adopt direct primaries.
Criminalising ecocide means its victims will be able to receive reparations, helping to rebuild destroyed ecosystems and communities.
Arguments in a case that could fundamentally alter a woman’s right to abortion were heard at the Supreme Court. Justices’ questions suggest that Roe v. Wade is on shaky ground.
Experts help explain the context around the murder trial and convictions of Greg McMichael, Travis McMichael and William Bryan.
Critics of new terrorism laws argue they do not necessarily eradicate hate-fuelled violence — and they could make structural and institutional violence seem more palatable.
Donald Trump asked former aides not to testify before a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. The Department of Justice has now charged one over that refusal.
As the Law Society recently reported, legal aid in New Zealand is ‘on life support’. Urgent action is required to avoid the justice gap becoming a chasm.
In general, intoxication is not a defence against criminal charges. There are, however, a few circumstances under which intoxication can be used as a defence.
The Supreme Court ruled in 2008 that you have a constitutional right to have a gun in your home. Now, the justices will consider how far outside of the home that right extends.
Journalists and whistleblowers are being targeted by expensive lawsuits to stop them working.
Despite a historically diverse high court, its voting rules often fail to include minority viewpoints. That could be avoided if justices decided their cases by unanimous vote.
Mistakes at the hands of health care providers are a major cause of death in the US. And many of the blunders are a byproduct of the system.
A scholar who has visited Guantanamo 11 times to observe legal proceedings in the 9/11 terrorism case explains why the conflict continues to delay the case going to trial.
There is value in observing legal precedent, but sometimes circumstances, logic or judges’ views determine it’s time to overturn it.
Unlike other professions dealing with human trauma, criminal lawyers are very rarely offered psychological support. New research aims to learn how best to improve this.