Anton Sorkin Tue, 08/24/2021 - 14:33
Every school year, students will gather on their respective college campuses and be inundated by the practical applications of a life east of Eden. A life with the perpetual toil of urban living and the slowly decaying capacity for human interaction.

Reed Smith Mon, 06/28/2021 - 16:39
The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in favor of Catholic Social Services (CSS) in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia may remind many religious freedom advocates of The Rolling Stones: "you can’t always get what you want, but you might just find you get what you need." Fulton is a major win for religious freedom;

Guest Author Fri, 06/25/2021 - 16:39
As my wife and I wandered in the tourist store at the New Mexico Indian ruins, a man, noting my looking over the range of books, asked, “Have you read any of Tony Hillerman’s books?” “No,” I replied, “I’ve never even heard of him.” The man enthusiastically told me how fascinating Hillerman’s novels were, how they mingled ancient Anasazi customs with modern detective work – and I ought to try one. He was a good advocate, so I bought one – liked it – have now bought them all.

Anton Sorkin Sat, 05/29/2021 - 20:08

The American Bar Association (ABA) has issued a Memorandum for proposed changes to several Standards, among them being a proposal to amend Standard 303 to include the requirement that all law schools shall provide training and education to law students on “bias, cross-cultural competency, and racism” (1) at the start of the program of legal education, and (2) at least once a

Ken Liu Tue, 05/25/2021 - 16:39

God commanded His people: "Do not deny justice to your poor people in their lawsuits" (Exodus 23:6). But what if the poor can’t even get their day in court? For most of the poor in the U.S. today, justice is denied even before a lawsuit begins because they can’t afford to initiate or defend a lawsuit.

David Nammo Thu, 04/29/2021 - 20:08

If you have kept up with recent news you may be aware that the current powers that be in Washington, D.C. have their sights set on the Equality Act. 

CLS’ Kim Colby has a lot to say about the Equality Act, including calling it "an unqualified disaster for all Americans' religious

freedom" in an article in the Spring 2021 issue of CLS’ The Christian Lawyer magazine.

Guest Author Fri, 04/02/2021 - 18:31

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." Matt 5:3

by Rick Campanelli

It is Good Friday.

Ken Liu Mon, 03/29/2021 - 16:39

          You just call on me brother
          When you need a hand
          We all need somebody to lean on

          - "Lean On Me," Bill Whithers 

Guest Author Fri, 03/26/2021 - 13:46

On March 3, 2021, law school fellowships across the nation gathered virtually to welcome author Bob Goff for encouragement and inspiration. 

Here is the testimony about the event and its planning by one of its organizers, Karisa You.

Thank you, Karisa, for sharing this beautiful story. 

Ken Liu Thu, 03/04/2021 - 16:39

Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black stated in 1956, "There can be no equal justice where the kind of trial a man gets depends on the amount of money he has." (Griffin v. Illinois.) More than a half century later, our justice system is arguably no better at providing a level playing field for the poor.