The Prospect's legal affairs blog
Jan 08, 2013
Taking issue with George Will's arguments against Pamela Karlan's essay on the Supreme Court's contempt of Congress.
Dec 03, 2012
The Supreme Court looks at a new case that could make or break class-action suits.
Nov 16, 2012
What the Petraeus scandal tells us about our own privacy vulnerabilities in the digital age.
Oct 30, 2012
Clapper v. Amnesty International takes on warrantless wiretapping.
Oct 24, 2012
The problem with giving "emergency" powers to the executive branch? Once claimed, they are too rarely surrendered.
Oct 18, 2012
The Second Circuit strikes against the DOMA, bringing it that much closer to the Supreme Court.
Oct 10, 2012
Nine years ago, the Supreme Court affirmed the value of cultivating a diverse student body. Don't expect it to remember that this time around.
Oct 03, 2012
A roundup of the biggest cases likely to be heard by the most powerful judicial body in the land in the upcoming year
Sep 17, 2012
Jeffrey Toobin's new book highlights the role party politics have played in shaping our federal legal system.
Sep 13, 2012
A Federal judge issued a permenant injunction against part of the National Defense Authorization Act this week.
Sep 03, 2012
Why hasn't the Obama administration tried to prosecute any Bush-era torture crimes?
Aug 21, 2012
Joe Posnanski's new book on the Penn State coach fails to hold him accountable for the Sandusky scandal.
Aug 19, 2012
The Supreme Court justices may disagree with the affirmative action policies challenged in Fisher v. UT Austin, but there is no doubt that they are constitutional and have been effective in making Texas' university system more racially and socioeconomically diverse.
Aug 13, 2012
Transparency should be the default rule when the White House is contemplating executive privilege.
Aug 08, 2012
How do you prevent cruel and unusual punishment when no one is willing to enforce the rules?
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