Examines how and why holding US presidents accountable for war crimes is an obligatory but impossible task in the American constitutional system
Untangling how the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments have influenced U.S. policing
How states have adapted and used "Baby Ninth" Amendments to protect individual liberties
Does the gun lobby threaten the democratic institutions safeguarding individual liberty in America?
Reconsiders complex questions about how we imagine ourselves and our political communities
Scholars use the most advanced methods in judicial studies to examine the role of Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
Moving beyond the subjectivity-objectivity debate, Edlin presents a case for intersubjectivity
How much do Supreme Court nominees reveal at their confirmation hearings, and how do their answers affect senators' votes?
An engaging exploration of the legal and policy questions surrounding U.S. national security and international travel
Oral arguments are a key aspect of the Supreme Court's decision-making process
The U.S. Supreme Court and the Congressional Black Caucus disagree over how best to protect minority voting rights
How the First Amendment has been aggressively and inappropriately expanded by commercial entities
Porto identifies the Court’s role in shaping college sports and advances a prescription for reform
New analysis of a fundamental concept in politics and law, by a pair of influential and respected scholars
Legal prohibitions against torture cannot prevent state violence
Are judges legally obligated to enforce an unjust law?
An engrossing story of one of the landmark cases in First Amendment history
Do parents have the right to determine how their children should be educated?
The country's top legal reporters comment on and analyze some of the most important oral arguments in recent court history
The gripping story of the life and education of one of America's most innovative and idealistic lawyers
Is torture the inevitable reaction to terrorism?
Has the American criminal justice system abandoned its duty to protect the innocent?
An illuminating look at how the egos and ambitions of four celebrated Supreme Court justices affected their thinking on issues that still resonate today