COVID-19 Pandemic and Real Property Law: An Early Assessment of Relief Measures for Tenants and Residential MortgagorsLauren Klosinski
This Special Alert for Powell on Real Property looks at governmental measures, enacted on an emergency basis, regarding real property during the COVID-19 pandemic — especially moratoria on residential evictions and foreclosures.
On a recent episode of the podcast “Conversations with Tyler,” UVA Law Professor Rachel Harmon shares her thoughts on the best ideas and practices for improving policing.
On July 9, 2020 the Supreme Court of the United States held that land in northeastern Oklahoma reserved for the Creek Nation since the 19th century remains a reservation for the purpose of a federal statute that gives the federal government exclusive jurisdiction to try certain major crimes committed by “[a]ny Indian” in “the Indian country.”
This fall, most states are likely to see a massive surge in absentee voting. The significantly greater burdens absentee ballots impose on election administration, compared to in-person voting, are not widely appreciated.
Between the Facts and Norms of Police Violence: Using Discourse Models to Improve Deliberations Around Law EnforcementFranciska Coleman
This Article conjoins the sociolinguistic concept of discourse models with Jilrgen Habermas’s discourse theory of democracy to argue that restoring the legitimacy of police practice in the aftermath of police violence incidents requires monitoring and countering the discursive marginalization of community narratives indexed by transgressive discourse models.
This podcast episode of Reasonably Speaking’s “Coping with COVID” shifts attention from one pandemic to another, the plague of excessive force by police officers.