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Drone Warfare: Jus Ad Bellum?

Drone Warfare: Jus Ad Bellum?

LAST MAY, during his address to Congress on national security, President Obama was interrupted by a woman’s voice from the floor. As captured on camera, the words of this disruptive questioner were ...

A Court of Law, Not of Justice

A Court of Law, Not of Justice

IN 1972, in Furman v. Georgia, the United States Supreme Court struck down Georgia’s death penalty law as constituting cruel and unusual punishment, suggesting the end of capital punishment in Ameri...

What exactly is "piracy" in the digital age?

What exactly is "piracy" in the digital age?

“PIRACY,” the newly created National Intellectual Property Rights Protection Coordination Center (IPR Center) informs DVD viewers, “is not a victimless crime.” Setting aside the fact that the ...

Words Matter: Marcia Coyle's "The Roberts Court"

Words Matter: Marcia Coyle's "The Roberts Court"

THERE IS A TELLING MOMENT early in the new book, The Roberts Court: The Struggle for the Constitution, when author Marcia Coyle quotes a 2011 interview with Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Wha...