Commentary

Ken Starr

Ken Starr: Accusations Against Lanier ‘Way Off Base’

By Kenneth W. Starr |

Corporate opponents who Houston plaintiffs attorney Mark Lanier "vanquished, fair and square, in the courtroom" concocted allegations that he concealed payments to expert witnesses, writes Kenneth Starr.

Judge Neil Gorsuch testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the second day of his confirmation hearing to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia at the U.S. Supreme Court. March 21, 2017.

Opinion: Does Business Have a Pal in Neil Gorsuch?

By Judith E. Schaeffer |

The business community has reacted to President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court with barely restrained glee.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer discussed his new book at a Yale Law School symposium on Wednesday, but dodged questions about the appointment of a replacement for Justice Antonin Scalia.

The Death Penalty in America Exacts Double Punishment

By Austin Sarat |

OPINION: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has long campaigned to get the high court to declare America's death penalty unconstitutional. Recently, he offered another powerful argument for ending capital punishment.