Social scientists have convincingly documented soaring levels of political, legal, economic, and social inequality in the United States. Missing from this picture of rampant inequality, however, is any attention to the significant role of state law and courts in establishing policies that either ameliorate or exacerbate inequality. In “Judging Inequality,” political scientists James L. Gibson and […]
The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, left an indelible mark on our nation’s immigration law and policies, says an immigration expert at Washington University in St. Louis.
John Inazu, the Sally D. Danforth Distinguished Professor of Law and Religion, was working in the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, when a plane crashed into the building. Here, he reflects on the day and what it means to him now.
Dan Epps, the Treiman Professor of Law, testified before the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States on July 20.
John Drobak’s “Rethinking Market Regulation” is a timely and much needed rebuttal to the economic analysis that has justified decades of corporate outsourcing of millions of jobs and the legitimization of massive executive compensation in our country during hard times for many employees. Drobak, contrary to Wall Street Myth, fervently believes greed is not good and urges several […]
A report on COVID-19 reforms convened by the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute in the School of Law, in partnership with the McDonnell International Scholars Academy, was submitted a World Health Organization (WHO) panel in preparation for a final report at a WHO meeting on pandemic preparedness.
Rachel Sachs, an expert on drug pricing at the School of Law, testified May 4 before the House Committee on Energy & Commerce about lowering prescription drug costs.
The scholarship of Andrew Tuch, professor of law and expert on financial and securities regulation at the School of Law, has been chosen by Corporate Practice Commentator as among the top 10 articles of 2020.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted April 20 for his killing of George Floyd. Collectively, people across the country breathed a sigh of relief because far too often, the story has been police killing people of color with impunity, says an expert on race and the law at Washington University in St. Louis.
Imposing term limits on justices who sit on the U.S. Supreme Court could bring significant changes to the nation’s highest court, suggests a forthcoming paper from two Washington University in St. Louis law professors.