A recent article shows that females in the U.S. legal field earn 28.5 percent less than their male counterparts.
Should this decision stand, it is likely to form the basis for many future challenges to the federal prohibition on firearms possession by those convicted of nonviolent crimes.
Where there's smoke ...
By Ashley J. Heilprin
As more cases are litigated, courts should be better able to flesh out the factors that may determine whether the conduct violates a person's constitutional and statutory rights.
By Sarah E. Ricks
The Middle District of Pennylvania and the Sixth Circuit see things differently when it comes to immunity from 42 U.S.C. § 1983 claims for damages.
By Aaron M. Danzig
A modern interpretation of the Fourth Amendment?
Over the last decade, Ohio has had several large cases regarding voting rights. Professor Dan Tokaji outlines the key points of each case. (20:29 min)
Grayson Yeargin explains the new and unfamiliar situations the convicted party may face. (17:13 min)
Nancy Marcus highlights three recent developments regarding transgender rights that may impact employment discrimination cases across the country. (10:10 and 11:08 min)
A panel of experts sheds light on issues of public safety, individual rights, mental health, and other issues raised by gun violence. (1:01:58)
The 2012 electorate is abuzz with concern over sweeping voting laws in several states that have real potential to affect the outcome of the presidential election. (47:03)
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