Bracingly liberal views
Dwight G. Duncan | 28 February 2013 |
tags: law, obituaries, political correctness
Legal scholar Ronald Dworkin, the grand old man of political correctness, died earlier this month.
No standing: what marriage radicals really think of “the people”
Jennifer Roback Morse | 16 September 2011 |
tags: law, Proposition 8, same-sex marriage
Is it same-sex marriage rights they want, or a revolution in the American legal system?
Are we all travelling incognito?
Denyse O'Leary | 21 June 2011 |
tags: crime, law, neuroscience
Does "my brain made me do it" seem like a good excuse in a court of law?
Justice overwhelmed is justice denied
Carolyn Moynihan | 17 May 2011 |
Does it make sense to haul every last participant in genocide before a court, no matter how unimportant he was?
Your Constitutional right to be crazy
Theron Bowers | 24 February 2011 |
tags: human rights, insanity, law
The man who killed six people and seriously wounded a Congresswoman in Tucson was crazy. But not crazy enough to be locked up.
Scholars turn their minds to marriage
Margaret Somerville | 02 December 2010 |
tags: law, marriage, philosophy
A collection of in-depth essays on a beleaguered institution turns out to be a fascinating read.
Why we can’t not legislate morality
Micah Watson | 11 November 2010 |
All legislation is moral. The sooner we recognize this fact, the better.
Credentialism triumphs over democracy
Michael Cook | 05 August 2010 |
tags: homosexuality, law, same-sex marriage
A Federal Court judge has struck down California's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.
Citizens United and the problem of modern judicial activism
Carson Holloway | 09 February 2010 |
tags: judicial activism, law, Supreme Court
Why the concept of “strict scrutiny” is alien to the Constitution and why it poses a threat to a constitutionally defensible judicial review.
Ethical pitfalls in academic publishing
Margaret Somerville | 10 September 2009 |
tags: ethics, law, publishing, research
Today's ghost-writer might be simply yesterday's research assistant, argues an ethicist.