This article addresses how the pandemic has affected law enforcement and incarceration.
Conflict of laws is the field of law concerned with the resolution of legal questions having connections with more than one state. Typically, it comprises the subfields of personal jurisdiction, recognition of judgments, and choice of law.
This Article uses a forgotten period in urban development to illustrate the critical interactions among forms of private and public law in identifying the proper subjects of land use control.
Issues in Documenting and Calculating Damages: The Debate Over Medical Financing and “Phantom” Damages
On Feb. 19, The Law & Economics Center at Antonin Scalia Law School held the “Symposium on the Economics and Law of Civil Remedies: Developments in Damages and Nationwide Injunctions.” This post includes a description and video from the fourth panel of the day.
In Torres v. Madrid, the U.S. Supreme Court held that “the application of physical force to the body of a person with intent to restrain is a seizure even if the person does not submit and is not subdued,” and cited the Restatement of the Law, Torts, in reasoning that the common law considered the mere touching of an arrestee to be a seizure by force.
While the ALI’s Restatement of the Law, Liability Insurance got off to a slow-start for the first three years, playing a substantive role in just a handful of several dozen decisions citing to it, do these four recent decisions, over three weeks, foretell a new story?