The public policy doctrine in the conflict of laws has been often characterised as uncertain and ambiguous. This article aims to examine the doctrine at common law from a theoretical perspective in order to: first, determine whether the substantive considerations which courts have invoked under the public policy doctrine are theoretically justifiable; second, discern principled boundaries around the courts’ exercise of the defence.
This Article examines what has been the role of the Supreme Court in integrating Indian nations as the third Sovereign within our federalist system.
This piece examines the role that concerns about finality have played in both capital cases and juvenile life-without-parole sentencing cases.
In “The Takedown of Title IX: Inside the fight over federal rules on campus sexual assault,” The New York Times highlights the tension between addressing sexual assault allegations and ensuring the due process rights of the accused during campus proceedings.
The U.S Supreme Court denied a petition to hear a case involving whether, when, and to what extent the federal reserved right doctrine recognized in Winters v. United States pre-empts state-law regulation of groundwater.
Attorney General Becerra Announces $2 Million Settlement Involving Santa Barbara-based Cottage Health System Over Failure to Protect Patient Medical RecordsTaylor Carroll
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced a $2 million settlement with Cottage Health System and its affiliated hospitals in California resolving allegations that they failed to implement basic, reasonable safeguards to protect patient medical information in violation of state and federal privacy laws.