State lawmakers in Maine are looking at a bill that would ban the prosecution of young children. If the plan passes, Maine would be one of only three states to set a minimum age of 12 years old for people who can face criminal prosecution.
As Principles for a Data Economy, a project conducted jointly with The American Law Institute and The European Law Institute, heads toward its finalization, a new website providing in-depth insights into the project has recently launched.
There are over 570 federally-recognized Tribal Nations in the United States and more than 330 tribal courts serving as the judicial branch of those nations. Yet, there is little mention of the existence of tribal courts in most mainstream civil procedure courses taught in the over 200 law schools in the United States.
Privacy harms have become one of the largest impediments in privacy law enforcement. In most tort and contract cases, plaintiffs must establish that they have been harmed. Even when legislation does not require it, courts have taken it upon themselves to add a harm element.
On Tuesday, March 2, at 10:30 a.m., Lawfare and Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution are hosting a webinar to discuss the new report, “If It’s Broke, Fix It: Restoring Federal Government Ethics and Rule of Law.”
Using the Corporate Prosecution and Sentencing Model for Individuals: The Case for a Unified Federal ApproachRachel Barkow
This essay explores the different approaches the Department of Justice and Sentencing Commission have taken to individual and corporate defendants and explain why aspects of the corporate model should apply to individual cases as well.