Racial bias and policing made headlines last year after a study examining records of fatal police shootings claimed white officers were no more likely to shoot racial minorities than nonwhite officers. There was one problem: The study was based on a logical fallacy.
Some argue that U.S. foreign affairs should be left to Congress and the President. But as more executive and legislative actions arise in this arena, is a judicial defense of fundamental rights needed?
There are unprecedented rates of incarceration in America today, with hundreds of thousands of people being jailed annually. How does the cash bail system contribute to those pending trial but unable to meet bail? And what are the rights of those who are incarcerated?
The International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP), which brings together social scientists around the world to analyze social trends and spur debate about social change and possible choices between alternative policies and institutions, is seeking comments on the first draft of its report.
Princeton University's Program in Law and Public Affairs, which is based at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, has named five undergraduates and one graduate student as 2016 Arthur Liman Fellows in Public Interest Law.
Nancy Duff Campbell is the founder and co-president of the National Women's Law Center. This fall, she visited the Woodrow Wilson School in October as the Judith H. Rawson and Robert Rawson Distinguished Visitor.