Stephon Clark wasn’t armed. The Sacramento Police Department ended his life anyway.
They’ve got the power, let’s see what they do with it in the clinch.
PS: Is my image too subtle?
The thing worse than incompetence. A look at McCoy v. Louisiana.
Pondering good fortune open to few others.
A look at California’s new anti-anti-immigration law.
James Damore, the “echo chamber memo” guy, just filed a high profile lawsuit against his former employer, Google. He might have the chance to blaze a new trail in California employment law along the way.
In which I also agree with Antonin Scalia.
A rare window for police reform has closed.
When Donald Trump’s extremely selective outrage isn’t just embarrassing, it’s also arguably illegal.
This is why science can’t have nice things…
A few quick observations on the indictment of Paul Manafort
One can hope it is the pardoning of Joe Arpaio
She fought the law, and…
The Trump administration attempts to change the game on management of public resources in the West.
Let’s revisit conscience exemptions for union shops, especially for public-sector unions.
I discuss the difficulties of constitutional interpretation of the 14th Amendment as it relates to the fundamental rights to be free from both racial and religious discrimination.
The tragic case of Charlie Gard.
Never before can I recall the Order List being more interesting.
Unlike a legislature or even an executive, a judicial officer is obliged to explain the reasoning underlying a judicial action.
The reaction to the United Airlines incident belies public opinion about law enforcement
So, you want immunity from prosecution, do you? Here’s a helpful guide to how to get it, if you’re, say, a former National Security Advisor.
An explainer on a suddenly-controversial section of tax law.
By special request.
The completion of my copyright trilogy, on whether to and how to address piracy.
Colorado’s 2016 state-wide ballot initiatives are final.
A preview of selected cases appearing on the United States Supreme Court’s docket for the 2016-2017 Term.
“Thank you for your business. You were giving more of it than you know.”
The book we all need to read… twice.
A look at fighting digital piracy in the United Kingdom and abroad.
In this one statute, the North Carolina legislature imposed a number of voting restrictions. The law required in-person voters to show certain photo IDs, beginning in 2016, which African Americans disproportionately lacked, and eliminated or reduced registration and voting access tools that African Americans disproportionately used. Id. at *9-10, *37, *123, *127, *131. Moreover, as the district court found, prior to enactment of SL 2013-381, the legislature requested and received racial data as to usage of the practices changed by the proposed law.
In light of the recent FTC settlement involving Herbalife, Dave has a few things to say about it.
Charles Kinsey having survived his police-shooting might make its occurrence far harder to dismiss.
Back in June, the Supreme Court quietly took another step in their ongoing “war on coal”.
Is it a mistake to think that equality is the foundation of a just legal system?
In which Burt Likko navigates a moral and legal dilemma.
A question for our legal folk: When is plunking the batter a tort?