On the Foundation for Economic Education website, Professor Alex Tabarrok explains that a potential problem with “Ban the Box” laws is that such laws actually significantl
In a short video on the Federalist Society website, Professor Gregory McNeal—an expert on drones and topics related to security, technology, and crime—discusses drones and property rights, and a
At the Washington Post, Clay Conrad writes on the history of jury nullification in a piece entitled "History is clear: Juries were supp
Lawyers must be wary of any communication with jurors in cases the lawyers are litigating. It is universally recognized that such contact is forbidden as it could sway or influence a juror’s decision-making, even unconsciously. But how attenuated can such contact be and still be considered to f
In a cross-post on the Volokh Conspiracy and Foundation for Economic Education websites, Eugene Volokh briefly analyzes a jury nullification bill that was passed by th
In Georgetwon Law Review, Judge Alex Kozinski analyzes some of the common tropes in discussions about criminal law in the U.S., and offers solutions to some of the most prevalent shortcomings of the c
We’ve all seen automobile bumper stickers such as, “Keep honking, I’m reloading,” and yard signs such as, “Trespassers will be shot, survivors will be shot again.” These clever and funny messages grab our attention. But is it wise to display them?
In “Rethinking Presumed Knowledge of the Law in the Regulatory Age,” Michael Cottone analyzes ignorantia legis, the doctrine th
New Hampshire recently closed a gap in its laws by amending the criminal code to make financial exploitation of an elderly, disabled, or impaired adult a criminal offense. The amendments became effective at the beginning of this year.