In high-profile cases, a routine question is whether or not a jury can be “impartial” as required by the Sixth Amendment. But what happens if Hollywood takes interest in the story?
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The Constitution isn’t so quick to convict Dzhokar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing trial—and for good reason.
The nation’s high court announced on Tuesday its first two rulings for argued cases in the October 2014 Term—cases with big consequences for part-time employers and jury trials.
Our Jeffrey Rosen talks with Tracey L. Meares from Yale Law School and Paul Butler from Georgetown Law about the constitutional and legal fallout from the Ferguson and Staten Island situations.
With the events of Ferguson, Missouri, close in mind, a New York grand jury voted on Wednesday not to bring charges against Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner.