Rights

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.

The Independence of Egypt’s Consumer Protection Agency

New law implicates the political insulation, structure, and power of Egypt’s consumer protection regulator.

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.

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.