The Ferguson grand jury decision: Good process and a fair outcome, or sham process and a sham outcome? A few thoughts on how different people view the same facts differently. Plus, a reader poll.
The original advice noted that, "The male heirs in most cases receive double the amount inherited by a female heir of the same class. Non-Muslims may not inherit at all, and only Muslim marriages are recognised."
For any of our readers who have somehow haven’t seen this yet–it’s all over social media. If you’re the joyless sort, you can read this Wonkblog post humorlessly dissecting the skit.
Making the facts available in the Michael Brown case is good news for all concerned.
David Lat's new novel "Supreme Ambitions" is an engrossing page turner focusing on the lives of federal judges and their ambitious recent elite law school graduate law clerks. The topic is both more important and more interesting than it sounds!
The oft-mooted Palestinian turn to the International Criminal Court could result in investigations of not just Israelis, but the Palestinians itself. Moreover, an ICC investigation could reach even further, to countries like Qatar and Turkey. But the most damage could be suffered by the Court itself.
Iowa juvenile court said yes; an appellate court said no; the Iowa Supreme Court leaves the question unanswered.
State tort law as part of the law of war.