At its meeting in Philadelphia on January 16 and 17, the ALI Council reviewed drafts for ten projects.
Argument Analysis: Justices Debate Ability of Business That Did Not Sign Arbitration Agreement to Compel ArbitrationRonald J. Mann
GE Energy Power Conversion France SAS v. Outokumpu Stainless USA is the Supreme Court’s first arbitration case of the 2019 term. For observers familiar with the arbitration docket in recent years, this case will seem unusual, because so few of the justices seem predisposed to compel arbitration.
Politicians, judges and social workers in Colorado are on the front lines of a brewing legal battle over a federal law that helps keep Native American children from being adopted outside their tribes.
2019 Report of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Task Force on Eyewitness IdentificationsThe Third Circuit Task Force on Eyewitness Identifications
The Third Circuit Task Force on Eyewitness Identifications (Task Force) was created, in part, in response to the scientific developments in the field of eyewitness identification and the recognition that courts had begun to apply these developments in criminal cases.
Making Drunk Sex a Crime: Why a New Push to ‘Close a Loophole’ Would Actually Establish a Troubling New Legal RegimeAya Gruber
As part of this year’s state of the state agenda, Gov. Cuomo announced sweeping changes to the criminal laws governing intoxicated sex. He has not characterized these reforms as radical but as merely “closing a loophole” in the rape laws, to make it so that not only involuntarily but voluntarily intoxicated people are unable to consent to sexual activity.
Is a group of eight unrelated adults and three children living together and sharing meals, household expenses, and responsibilities—and holding themselves out to the world to have long-term commitments to each other—a family? Not according to most zoning codes—including that of Hartford, Connecticut, where the preceding scenario presented itself a few years ago.