Reflections from the Bench
Reflections from the Bench

Although the rules and procedures for military law generally track those of civilian law, the practical differences between civilian and military life have led to some variations. In the civilian world, l...

The differences between military courts-martial and civilian courts

Although the rules and procedures for military law generally track those of civilian law, the practical differences between civilian and military life have led to some variations. In the civilian world, l...

A new book, The Chief Justices, by former Chicago Bar Association President Dan Cotter profiles the 17 men who have held the title Chief Justice of the United States. In this second of two excerpts (Part I c...

Roger B. Taney: One Decision Makes a Legacy, Part II

A new book, The Chief Justices, by former Chicago Bar Association President Dan Cotter profiles the 17 men who have held the title Chief Justice of the United States. In this second of two excerpts (Part I c...

Chief Justice John Marshall, the nation’s fourth, served thirty-four and a half years in that role. Roger B. Taney, who succeeded Marshall, served for twenty-eight and a half years. The two are the first a...

Roger B. Taney: One Decision Makes a Legacy, Part I

Chief Justice John Marshall, the nation’s fourth, served thirty-four and a half years in that role. Roger B. Taney, who succeeded Marshall, served for twenty-eight and a half years. The two are the first a...

The differences between military courts-martial and civilian courts

Roger B. Taney: One Decision Makes a Legacy, Part II

Roger B. Taney: One Decision Makes a Legacy, Part I

No gavel? Bang your stapler; and don’t file sandwiches

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