Legal challenges to solitary-confinement policies are working their way through the federal courts to the U.S. Supreme Court faster than one justice in particular may have anticipated.
In a case testing the government's authority to reject trademarks it deems disparaging, a pair of Asian-American bar associations have sided against an Asian-American rock band attempting to register its name as The Slants. Plus more in this week's column.
A lawyer for entertainer Bill Cosby is fighting back in the forum that may matter to him most: the court of public opinion. Plus more in this week's column.