Federal district judges appointed by Republican presidents were found to be less likely to require mask wearing in the courtroom during the COVID-19 pandemic, finds a new study from the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis.
The Social Sciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research announces the 2021 recipient of its Undergraduate Conference Presentation Award. The recipient is an undergraduate student presenting original research results at a regional or national, discipline-specific meeting.
The extent of discriminatory treatment Black adults and children experience at every point of contact within the legal system and the biases that result in Black children’s behavior being managed more harshly in school are detailed in two new analyses from researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Federal appellate judges are more likely to hire women to prestigious court clerkships after serving on panels with female colleagues, new Cornell research shows.