Rights

How Sessions Reshaped the U.S. Immigration Court System

In less than two years, the former Attorney General spearheaded significant changes to the U.S. immigration system.

Amusement Park Accommodations for the Disabled

Commentator argues that amusement parks can do more to expand access to disabled individuals.

Stealing from the Poor and Giving to the Rich in the Workplace

Report finds that large companies are responsible for a large number of wage violations.

The Costs of Voter ID Requirements

Research shows that requiring voter IDs imposes substantial costs, especially on disadvantaged groups.

Can the Law Accommodate Recognizing Nonbinary Individuals?

Scholar urges new regulatory frameworks for recognizing nonbinary individuals under the law.

New Front in the Labor War Between Uber and Its Drivers

Rideshare drivers in Philadelphia take their challenge for employee status to the Third Circuit.

Evaluating the Grand Bargain

Triaging serious cases and simplifying criminal procedure could raise significant risks.

Misdemeanor Cases Need Lawyers Too

Barton and Bibas’s suggestions about misdemeanor would increase charges and harm defendants.

Reforming Criminal Justice by Reforming Lawyers

Revamping the regulation of legal services might be a first step toward overhauling criminal justice.

Preventing Error Requires Not Just More Resources, But Better Incentives Too

Improving legal representation in criminal cases requires focusing on prosecutors as well as defenders.

Immigration Adjudication in the “Trump Era”

Scholar examines the former Attorney General’s increased political oversight of immigration courts.

Rebooting Justice for Inmate Litigants

Suggested legal system reform could help inmates pursue civil rights claims.