The Supreme Court hears argument today in its first student-speech case in more than a decade. In this first part of a special Briefly season finale, Adam Hassanein digs deep with plaintiffs and attorneys from the Court's legendary speech cases, who tell their student-speech stories.
”Not in my backyard” has kept the dream of an affordable home beyond the reach of many Americans. Lee Anne Fennell joins host Taiyee Chien to explain how and why zoning rules constrict affordable housing—and which reforms could change everything.
Adam Chilton and Mila Versteeg discuss the future of empirical constitutional studies in light of their recent book, "How Constitutional Rights Matter."
Rosalind Dixon and Richard Holden propose that future studies in comparative constitutional law utilize the synthetic control method.
Adi Leibovitch and Alexander Stremitzer argue that abstract lab experiments can play a distinctive role in developing constitutional law theory.
Jerg Gutmann, Mahdi Khesali and Stefan Voigt analyze whether the comprehensibility of a constitution affects its enforcement.
Kevin L. Cope and Charles Crabtree analyze original data on U.S. residents' knowledge of international and constitutional law.
Zachary Elkins looks at the branding of social, cultural, and economic organizations to argue that law and interest groups mutually reinforce each other.
Ran Hirschl and Alexander Hudson posit that powerful groups not only enforce rights but also push for their inclusion in constitutions.
Mark Tushnet comments on the importance of limitations clauses when assessing the substantive reach of constitutional rights.