Popular Democracy and Capital Punishment in Nebraska

Feb 10, 2016 By: Max Milstein

In 2015, Nebraska became the seventh state to repeal the death penalty, and did so through its legislature — even overriding a gubernatorial veto.

Data Security and Attorney Ethics

Jul 23, 2015 By: Max Milstein

With data (in)security showing up more frequently in the headlines, with occasionally costly results, attorneys have to be concerned with their duty to protect client data from intrusion

The Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act

May 27, 2015 By: Max Milstein

The Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act provides for authentication of official legal material published electronically, and is being considered by an increasing number of states.

A major win for ‘None of the above’

Feb 25, 2015 By: Max Milstein

In Nevada’s recent Democratic gubernatorial primary elections, “None of these candidates” won first place.

Amending the FRCP: How Did These Rules Get Here Anyway?

Feb 23, 2015 By: Max Milstein

There’s been a great deal of discussion in the legal world recently about the Judicial Conference of the United States’ proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

Elections in court

Oct 22, 2014 By: Max Milstein

Often, American democracy itself turns into a judicial question, with many cases are filed each year.

The Affordable Care Act in Court (again)

Jul 25, 2014 By: Max Milstein

This past Tuesday, two different federal courts reached opposite conclusions on the Affordable Care Act’s provision of healthcare subsidies to congressional staff

Filibuster: Ms. Davis goes to Austin

Jun 28, 2013 By: Max Milstein

You may have seen the news, or watched a few hours of it live, but Sen. Wendy Davis, a State Senator in

Now that your taxes are done…

Apr 16, 2013 By: Max Milstein

2013 is a banner year for legal anniversaries.  In January, it was 40 years since Roe v. Wade (410 US 113).  March

Challenging Proposition 8: Hollingsworth v. Perry

Mar 25, 2013 By: Max Milstein

Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will be hearing oral arguments in the case of Hollingsworth v. Perry.  This case, famously, challenges California’s Constitutional

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