The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (“RICO”) Act was enacted in 1970. Although RICO provides both civil remedies and criminal penalties, the number of RICO civil claims far exceeds the number of RICO criminal cases filed each year. RICO provides civil action against persons engaged in a “pattern of racketeeringRead More →

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government’s proposed reforms to the criminal justice system have become a major bone of contention between the federal government and the legal community, with both sides issuing strong statements on Thursday. Ministry of Justice amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), Qanoon-i-Shahadat (Evidence Act), Pakistan PenalRead More →

Leading federal health agency seeks to promote studies on the effectiveness of various harm reduction policies, including decriminalization and safe consumption sites, as part of a campaign to tackle the epidemic overdose. While the Biden administration has yet to take a position on policy proposals to allow safe consumption facilities,Read More →

The Editorial Board of the Journal of Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law [“CALJ”], is pleased to invite manuscripts (articles, notes, case reviews and book reviews) for publication in the next issue of their Journal, Volume VI, Issue II. CALJ is published under the supervision of Prof. (Dr.) IP Massey,Read More →

IE 11 is not supported. For the best experience, visit our site on a different browser. FOLLOWING “It’s a huge American problem”: executive director of When We All Vote on voting rights 05:03 “Get your children vaccinated”: Dr Juan Salazar on the wave of covid in children 04:13 “All roadsRead More →

(Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) If Supreme Court justices don’t want to be seen as “partisan hacks,” they shouldn’t act like them. … [Justice Amy Coney] Barrett’s protest against the judges being considered “partisan hacks” rings hollow when that is what they have become. And it is laughable to sayRead More →

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Almost 24 hours after Texas Fetal Heart Rate Law came into effect, US Supreme Court rejected urgent request for intervention by abortion service providers and rights activists to abortion. In the 5-4 decision that divided the nation’s highest court, Justice Alito wrote for the majority: “The claimantsRead More →

EAU CLAIRE, Wisconsin (WEAU) – With the drive to get more Americans vaccinated against COVID-19, vaccination warrants have emerged across the country. According to Dr. Eric Kasper, director of the Menards Center for Constitutional Studies at UW-Eau Claire, most employers, businesses and even some levels of government have the abilityRead More →

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – The Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Kentucky’s free market think tank, welcomes Luke Milligan, JD, professor of constitutional law at the University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law, to as a new member of its Council of Scholars. A lawyer specializing in constitutional law, privacy andRead More →

In previous articles, I have argued that legal conventions form de facto common law and that de facto common law remedies many shortcomings of our statutory criminal law system. Despite these criminal law conventions, however, significant problems of over-criminalization remain. Generally speaking, problems of over-criminalization arise in areas of criminalRead More →

Did Florida State University’s Presidential Search Committee Violate Government Laws in Sunny Florida? This is a question raised after the state university system board member Alan Levin initially expressed concerns about potential interference with the process, which sparked a review of the search committee’s discussions last Saturday. To the constitutionalRead More →

NEW DELHI: Former Indian attorney general and veteran lawyer Soli Sorabjee died on Friday morning at the age of 91. According to family sources, he died of complications from COVID-19. The seasoned lawyer was born in 1930 in Bombay. The 91-year-old constitutional law expert was recently infected with COVID-19, familyRead More →

KALAMAZOO, Michigan – House Democrats introduced an impeachment article Tuesday accusing President Donald Trump of “inciting insurgency.” The move follows last week’s deadly riot on the United States Capitol and alleges Trump has “endangered” the country. “What the House has done here is a real gunshot,” said Devin Schindler. “ItRead More →

Video: Dashcam shows moments before shooting involving deputy Dashcam shows moments leading up to shooting involving deputy Fourni, Florida today While many details remain unknown about Friday’s shooting deaths of two Cocoa teens — 16-year-old Angelo “AJ” Crooms and 18-year-old Sincere Pierce — the circumstances that would justify a sheriff’sRead More →

Absentee votes were counted in Philadelphia the day after the 2020 presidential election.(CNN) NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) – A day after Election Day, President Donald Trumped asked the courts to halt vote counting in some battleground states while his Democratic challenger, the former vice- President Joe Biden, was trying toRead More →

An Introduction to Constitutional Law: 100 Supreme Court Decisions Everyone Should Know came out a year ago. Randy and I threw the book at Georgetown University Law Center on Constitution Day, rightly so. We are proud to report that we have sold 16,779 paperback copies, including 10,431 on Amazon. WeRead More →

Dr. Sarah Fulham-McQuillan Dr. Sarah Fulham-McQuillanassistant professor at UCD Sutherland School of Lawexamines the legal basis for mandatory vaccinations against COVID-19. Promising results from COVID-19 vaccine trials emerged last month amid growing concern that close contacts of coronavirus patients were not participating in testing. If a viable COVID-19 vaccine isRead More →

TOP LINEPresident Trump spent part of his daily White House briefing on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic accusing Democrats of blocking his judicial nominations and threatened to adjourn both houses of Congress to make vacation nominations, referring to an executive branch that does not grant him as broad an authority asRead More →

Benjamin Eidelson, an expert in constitutional law and legal theory, joined the Harvard Law School faculty as an assistant professor, effective July 1. Trained in both law and philosophy, Eidelson specializes in issues at the intersection of the two disciplines. Her work explores the interplay of legal doctrines and moralRead More →

The practical importance of constitutional law is evident in media coverage of burning issues such as health care, gun control, ballot access, abortion, and same-sex marriage, all recent (and possibly future) of deliberation and binding decision by the United States Supreme Court. In the introduction to their new book, UnitedRead More →

The representative form of American constitutional democracy is on the verge of collapse because of political corruption at the highest levels and the concurrent decline of civility and growing mob behavior. A fundamental and deep division prevents the government from repairing itself. But we the people can play a decisiveRead More →

Judge Anthony Kennedy. (Photo: Eric Thayer/Getty Images) In a move that guarantees a major political upheaval, Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement from the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Kennedy, the court’s most senior member, had long been his centrist vote, siding in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and preserving RoeRead More →

With much of the United States divided on various political and social issues, prospective law students may be excited about the idea of ​​defending Americans’ rights and freedoms through the practice of constitutional law. But law professors and practicing lawyers say legal jobs focused exclusively on constitutional law are extremelyRead More →

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois — Vikram Amar, senior associate dean for academic affairs and professor of law at the University of California at Davis School of Law, has been named dean of the University of Illinois College of Lawpending U board approval. of I. at its July 23 meeting in Chicago. Amar,Read More →