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Supreme Court

Closing the Courthouse Door to Victims of Police Abuse

Feb 20, 2017 Opinion

A number of Supreme Court doctrines make it difficult for citizens to sue police officers and their government employers.

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Regulating the Reasonableness of Police Violence

Feb 14, 2017 Opinion

The legal standard governing police force provides inadequate guidance to police officers and the courts.

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Regulating Police Use of Force

Feb 13, 2017 Series

Scholars, activists, and other criminal justice experts address possible legal responses to excessive police force.

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The Future of Occupational Licensing Reform

Jan 30, 2017 Opinion

There has been a massive expansion in the analysis and reform of occupational licensing—a trend to be viewed with dismay.

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Supreme Court Takes Up Transgender Restroom Policy

Dec 15, 2016 News

Case presents opportunity for Court to consider deference to agencies’ interpretations of regulations.

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Second Presidential Debate Sees Personal Attacks Interrupted by Occasional Policy

Oct 12, 2016 News

Important policy revelations emerged during Sunday night's heated debate.

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Executive Power After United States v. Texas

Jul 20, 2016 Opinion

This closely watched case highlights larger lessons about the limits on executive power.

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Redistricting Law Refined

Jul 19, 2016 Opinion

Recent Supreme Court redistricting decisions clarify two important legal developments—but leave the status of partisan gerrymandering..

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A Shift in the Energy Regulatory Regime

Jul 18, 2016 Opinion

Two Supreme Court decisions raise questions about the role of states in emerging electricity markets.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law

Jul 14, 2016 News

In a 5-3 decision, the Justices declare Texas’s health care regulations on abortion to be unconstitutional.

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