Rights

Rebooting Justice for Inmate Litigants

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

A Simpler and Less Adversarial System Would Be More Just

Improving the justice system requires more than just using technology and relaxing requirements for lawyers.

The Legal System and Its Reform

Barton and Bibas argue for significant changes to improve justice in the legal system.

Simpler Justice

The justice system needs to become faster, cheaper, and better for the poor and the middle class.

Revamping the American Justice System

Leading scholars and practitioners comment on a recent book that argues for a simpler, more streamlined legal system.

Asylum and the Abuse of Administrative Law

The Trump Administration violated administrative procedure to overhaul asylum policy.

Proposed Joint-Employer Rule May Restrict Workers’ Bargaining Power

Federal labor agency proposes a new rule to end confusion over the joint-employer standard.

Defining “Assault Weapons”

Attempts to regulate “assault weapons” will be futile as long as the term lacks a clear definition.

What Firearms Law and Regulatory Scholarship Can Learn from Each Other

Firearms law and regulatory scholars must come together to tackle the gun control problem.

Effective Gun Regulation Can Be Compatible with Gun Rights

Lobbying and appropriations limits undermine the enforcement of gun regulations.

It’s Time to Modernize Election Laws

Scholar argues that federal campaign laws need to be updated to reflect both legal and social changes.

Sanctuary Outside of Big Cities

Smaller local jurisdictions are adopting pro-immigration policies at an unprecedented rate.