Supreme Court

Nuclear Energy at the Forefront of States’ Clean Energy Policies

Expert argues that courts should not strike down state programs that subsidize nuclear power plants.

The Changing Meaning of Transparency

Scholar argues that despite progressive roots, U.S. transparency laws have taken an anti-government focus.

Elections Have Consequences, on Future Elections

The Supreme Court’s approval of Ohio’s voting roll purge will limit voter turnout in future elections.

Shunting Aside Chevron Deference

The Supreme Court’s most recent term suggests that some justices would revise the doctrine of Chevron deference.

Inconsistent Views on Waiving Rights in Employment

The Court has set two different standards for when employees can waive their workplace rights.

Is There Any Role Left for Federal Regulation of Sports Wagering?

Despite a watershed ruling, the gaming industry must still contend with onerous and redundant state oversight.

The Implications of the Supreme Court’s Wayfair Decision

In overruling a key barrier to states taxing Internet sales, the Court raises questions for future litigation.

Jennings v. Rodriguez in an Era of Mass Incarceration of Non-Citizens

Uncertainty remains surrounding the fate of non-citizens seeking a home in the United States.

The Rise of Arbitration and the Fall of Employment Claims

Recent research suggests mandatory arbitration clauses have undermined employment rights.

Right-to-Work Reaches Public Unions

Court holds that agency fees are compelled speech prohibited by the First Amendment.

The End of Challenges to Partisan Gerrymandering

Challenges to redistricting are unlikely to be successful after recent Supreme Court decisions.

Measuring Bias in the Administration of Justice

While skirting the First Amendment, the Court set a potentially far-reaching standard for finding bias.