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.
America’s insistence on gun rights is violating its citizens international human rights. Law experts talk about what the United States can do about the gun violence crisis.
The School of Law’s Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic’s 2019 report “Environmental Racism in St. Louis” is helping to shape new federal legislation.
The School of Law’s Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series spring lineup kicks off Feb. 4 with Gregory Magarian giving the lecture “The First Amendment and the Mess We’re In: From the Streets to the Cloud.”
Faculty experts from across Washington University in St. Louis draw upon their research, their instruction, their experience and their thought leadership to proffer insight and ideas for the new administration, the new beginning.
As Donald Trump prepares to leave the presidency Jan. 20 in the wake of being accused of fomenting the riot at the U.S. Capitol, he is reportedly considering an unprecedented move: the self-pardon. While no president has ever pardoned himself, the act might be more trouble than its worth for Trump, notes Dan Epps, a law professor at Washington University in St. Louis.
In light of the Jan. 6 mob attack on the U.S. Capitol building, many Democrats, and even some Republicans, have called for the use of the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office. What is that amendment and how does it work? Washington University in St. Louis law professor Greg Magarian explains.
When a group violently attacks a government institution, in an effort to change the lawful governmental order, it is insurrection, says a law expert on the U.S. Constitution at Washington University in St. Louis.
Neil Richards, the Koch Distinguished Professor in the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, addressed a Dec. 9 hearing of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, where he pushed for passage of a comprehensive law that would provide appropriate safeguards, enforceable rights and effective legal remedies for consumers when it comes to data sharing.
Elizabeth Katz, associate professor of law, has earned the 2021 Harold Berman Award for Excellence in Scholarship in Law and Religion from the Association of American Law Schools for her article “Racial and Religious Democracy: Identity and Equality in Midcentury Courts,” published in June in the Stanford Law Review.
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