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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought longstanding public pension crises to a boiling point. Defaults would be catastrophic. But what if states could file for bankruptcy, like cities can? Host Matthew Reade and Professor David A. Skeel (U. Penn Law) discuss the promise and pitfalls—constitutional, political, and practical—of states in bankruptcy.
When companies break the law, prosecutors often turn to deferred or non-prosecution agreements to induce reform. But some criticize DPAs and NPAs as an escape hatch for companies to pay their way out of liability. Host Nathan Tschepik discusses DPAs, NPAs, their critics, and their future with Profs. Andrew Boutros (U. Chicago Law) and Brandon Garrett (Duke Law).
Judge Diane Wood's talent for the oboe reflects her approach to judging and living, writes David Engstrom.
Zachary Clopton writes that a case about French press offers a window into what makes Judge Diane Wood a towering figure in the federal judiciary.
Tejas Narechania remembers Judge Diane Wood's extraordinary humanity as a constant during her 25 years and running on the bench.