Law

Map & Data Resources | | Law, Politics
Oct. 16, 2013 — Remapping Debate has updated three tools by which to explore the scope of federal judicial court vacancies and to assess who is responsible for the increasing delay between the...view
Interviews | | Citizenship, Civil rights, History, Law
April 10, 2013 — Rebecca Scott, Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History and professor of law at the University of Michigan, specializes in the study of post-emancipation...view
Map & Data Resources | | Law, Politics
March 28, 2013 — Remapping Debate presents three new tools by which to explore the scope of federal judicial court vacancies and to assess who is responsible for the increasing delay between the...view
Original Reporting | | Government services, Law, State government
Oct. 3, 2012 — Across the United States, “business uses the courts far more than anyone else,” explained Frank B. Cross, a professor of business law at the University of Texas at Austin. And among...view
Commentary | | Federalism, Law
July 5, 2012 — The triumph of the Union in the American Civil War represented a new beginning for us as a single nation, not simply a federation of states.  Linguistically, we went from...view
Letters to the Editor | Law, Role of government
June 10, 2012 — I’ve just read your article on funding for the Legal Services Corp., which my boss forwarded to me. I’ve practiced law for 37 years, as of July, and 27 of those...view
Original Reporting | | Law, Role of government
June 6, 2012 — Ask people about the things that make America a “country of laws,” and one answer you will likely get is that everyone is entitled to be represented by a lawyer of...view
Original Reporting | | Civil liberties, Law
May 16, 2012 — This weekend, Chicago will host the NATO summit. In late August, the Republican National Convention will take place in Tampa, Florida; the week after the GOP Convention,...view
Letters to the Editor | Civil rights, Education, Law, Race
Feb. 29, 2012 — Linking “legacy” admissions to affirmative action is a compelling idea. The massive distortion presented by [legacy admissions] has been well documented by a Century...view
Commentary | | Civil rights, Education, Law, Race
Feb. 28, 2012 — The news that the Supreme Court is going to be hearing another affirmative action case has advocates of affirmative action deeply worried. The New York Times article that...view