• Opinion

In oral argument last week, Justice Sotomayor pointed out that states have far more laws than they can possibly enforce. That's a dangerous state of affairs.

  • Opinion

Kate Steinle's death was a tragedy. But let's look at the facts of the case.

  • Opinion

  • Opinion

Gene M. Heyman, Scott O. Lilienfeld, Stephen J. Morse and Sally Satel opine on this question, now pending before the Massachusetts high court in Commonwealth v. Eldred.

  • Opinion

Duress is not a valid defense here, says the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals. You'd think there'd be a woman involved, or at least cigarettes.

  • Opinion

By criminalizing and regulating as much as we do, we imperil the rule of law.

  • Opinion

The three-judge panel split 2-to-1 in favor of reversing Brendan Dassey's conviction; now the nine-judge court will consider it.

  • Opinion

Talk of supposed blackmail is in the news, both as to the Kushner/Brzezinski/Scarborough story and the CNN story. But, from a legal perspective, blackmail has proven remarkably difficult to define.

  • Opinion

Liberals aren't the only ones who have good reason to oppose Trump's nomination of Jeff Sessions to be attorney general.

  • Opinion

My friend Steve Twist and I published an op-ed today, explaining why Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) will be a great attorney general for crime victims — a group that has been too often overlooked in recent years. Here are the opening lines: As two crime victims’ rights advocates and law professors, we welcome the announcement […]

Load More