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An idyllic hilltop retreat, where I spent four years of my life, has turned, it seems, into a national battleground.  A controversial speaker, a campus protest, an injured professor, and

  To reverse a conviction or capital sentence based on ineffective assistance of counsel, a defendant must meet the two-prong standard set out in Strickland v. Washington. The standard requires a

Last month, in a case that made nationwide news, an undocumented transgender woman went to an El Paso courthouse to seek a protective order against her ex-boyfriend. A few hours

Guest post by Professor Carrie Leonetti.* Professor Leonetti is a professor of criminal and constitutional law at the University of Oregon School of Law and the Director of the Oregon

Ahmad Bright was sixteen years old when he was involved in the shooting death of 19-year-old Corey Davis in 2006.[1] In one sense, Ahmad was the last person you would

President Trump likes to talk. Between his early morning tweets and his stream-of-consciousness press conferences, he might be the most vocal president in modern history. His words, it turns out,

Welcome to CR-CL's Ames Live Blog! Tune in below starting tonight, March 22 at 6:15 PM EST. The case summary below is courtesy of the BSA. Teams' briefs and more information are available here. Case Summary: For

Welcome to CR-CL's Ames Live Blog! "The Ames Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and advocacy in the country. The students participating in the Semi-Final

While the “Trump Bump”—the notable growth of the stock market since the election—has impacted numerous sectors of the economy, one industry stands out as enjoying some of the most shocking gains: