Rights

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.

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.

Reducing Information Asymmetry in the American Gun Market

Given the dangers of gun ownership, the firearms industry should be subject to warning label requirements.

Defining “Assault Weapons”

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

The Economic Approach to Evaluating Gun Control Policies

An economic approach more fully captures the cost of gun violence than a public health approach.

A Call to Arms Research

Lack of quality data hinders policymakers’ ability to create effective gun regulation.