Occasional Pieces

This series features occasional pieces on public law topics here and overseas, from some of our favourite writers.

  • April 2016

    We launch this series with Tony Blackshield’s expert treatment of a dozen recent United States Supreme Court cases. With the death of Justice Antonin Scalia and no replacement in sight, the even 4:4 split between liberal and conservative judges on many issues is already causing problems for the Court, for the parties and for the state of the law in the United States. Meanwhile the influence of the late and colourful Justice Scalia lingers.