In 1994, death penalty lawyer Stephen Bright published his seminal essay Counsel for the Poor: The Death Sentence Not for the Worst Crime but for the Worst Lawyer. His argument – succinctly stated in the title – was that indigent defendants were dispropor
On Wednesday the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in a challenge to a Maine program that pays for some students to attend private schools. Two families that want to send their children to Christian schools in the state argue that the state’s exclusio
Monday’s argument in Hughes v. Northwestern University displayed a case that presents a prosaic question of trust law – the fiduciary obligation of the sponsors that control the defined-contribution plans on which so many of us depend for our retirement.