In a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, United States Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Preservation Ass’n, Nos. 18-1584 and 18-1587 (June 15, 2020), Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, writing for the Court, cited Restatement of the Law, Property § 450.
An article published in The Wall Street Journal reflects on the potential need for the Department of Justice to employ a full-time compliance expert, particularly in light of complications arising from the COVID-19 crisis.
Several law school faculty, each of whom runs or is associated with a center devoted to the practice of policing and the criminal justice system, released the report “Changing the Law to Change Policing: First Steps” to address enduring problems in American policing.
New York Attorney General Leticia James announced the appointment of Barry Friedman and Loretta Lynch as special advisors to help guide and support her investigation into the recent interactions between NYPD and the general public.
On Thursday, June 11, Minnesota Law is hosting a free webinar on “Policing, Racism, and the Law,” which will feature discussion on current issues surrounding policing policy and racial injustice.
The article “Mo. Exoneration Bid Tests Limits Of Prosecutorial Power” tells the story of Lamar Johnson, who was convicted of murder in Missouri in 1995. However, both Johnson and St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner agree he did not actually commit the crime.