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.
Tyler B. Lindley dissects the tensions at play in the Supreme Court's doctrines of justiciability and remedies.
Huge numbers of civil cases feature at least one party who lacks legal representation. Host Adam Hassanein and Anna Carpenter (Utah Law) discuss the ins and outs of the access-to-justice problem—and solutions sounding in law, policy, and human decency.
Peter N. Salib and Guha Krishnamurthi argue that the impact of vote margins on election litigation and legitimacy provides a rationale for voting.
Margo Schlanger proposes a novel statutory pathway for disability-discrimination damages claims against federal contractors.
What on earth is the Supreme Court’s “shadow docket”? Steve Vladeck (U. Texas Law) and Kate Shaw (Cardozo Law) join host Deb Malamud to explain the Court’s unusual—and controversial—way of resolving some of our nation’s most pressing legal controversies. Twitter @uchilrev | lawreviewblog.uchicago.edu | Music from bensound.com https://soundcloud.com/uchilrev/the-shadow-docket
Nicholas Hallock shows how the federal diversity-jurisdiction statute can accommodate the modern reality of companies with no physical presence at all.
Jay Clayton argues that the Supreme Court has moved one step closer toward a total refusal to consider method-of-execution challenges.
Alexander C. Meade explains why grand juries should win out in the clash between foreign data privacy laws and U.S. criminal proceedings.