A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
A review of Ruth Colker's book on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Reading the U.S. Constitution
Law professor Garrett Epps's entertaining and literate exposition on the Constitution.
Inside the Experience of Capital Defense Attorneys
Susannah Sheffer looks inside the lives of capital defense attorneys.
The Quest for Justice in California
An excerpt from "Chief: The Quest for Justice in California" by Ronald M. George.
Chuck McFadden provides a thumbnail view of Jerry Brown's life and career.
Leila Schneps and Coralie Colmez look at how mathematical proof (and the experts who present it) can go awry.
The Elusive Quest for Poor People's Justice
Karen Houppert examines criminal defense for the indigent 50 years after the landmark Supreme Court decision, Gideon v. Wainwright.
Lethal Crimes and Landmark Cases
This is not a legal thriller, but a nonfiction book focusing on the stories and legal issues of capital cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Paul Howitz provides a comprehensive analysis and proposes that certain organizations merit judicial deference on free speech.
A Citizen's Guide to Constitutional Action
Law professor and former public defender Andrew Ferguson argues that serving on a jury is a key part of citizen participation in the democratic process.
Ending Racism in Post-Racial America
Michael Higginbotham explores racial hierarchies in the U.S. and offers suggestions on building a "post-racial" America.
A History of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption
Lawyers and baseball fans will enjoy Stuart Banner’s history of baseball’s antitrust exemption.
Barbara Graham and the Politics of Executing Women in America
Kathleen Cairns examines the death penalty through Barbara Graham, the third woman executed in California.
Endangered species and the politics of place in California
Peter Algona's book takes an in-depth look at California's endangered species policy, habitat, and history.
How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind — and Changed the History of Free Speech in America
Erwin Chemerinsky reviews The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind - and Changed the History of Free Speech in America by Thomas Healy