Alessandro Clark-Ansani applies the equal protection analysis in United States v. Carrillo-Lopez to federal marijuana laws, concluding that courts should find such laws to be an unconstitutional violation of the Equal Protection Clause because of their racially discriminatory intent.
Jace Lee explains that the reasoning behind the state-created-danger doctrine, as applied in cases involving suicides by adolescents in the school context, should also apply to cases involving suicides in noncustodial contexts beyond the school setting.
Ryan Fane discusses how securities law should address the theory of insider trading presented in SEC v. Panuwat.
Jaden Lessnick argues that the Seventh Circuit's holding in United States v. Thacker misapplies the compassionate release statute and that, instead, a case-by-case assessment of whether a nonretroactive sentencing amendment can justify compassionate release is more consistent with the statute and Seventh Circuit precedent.
Yiwei Jiang looks at how a copyright ruling on the Broadway hit “Jersey Boys” paves the way for creators to make projects based on true stories.
Lina Dayem analyzes the treatment of state public-speech protection laws in federal diversity suits under the Erie Doctrine.
Zachary Reger examines how the Supreme Court's ruling on faithless electors in Chiafalo v. Washington affects the national popular vote movement.
Alec F. Mouser explores how the Supreme Court's decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma might affect the scope of environmental rights in Indian treaties.
Reagan W. Kapp examines the meaning of "international tribunal" to determine whether federal courts can facilitate discovery in private international arbitration.
Jay Clayton argues that the Supreme Court has moved one step closer toward a total refusal to consider method-of-execution challenges.