Judge in Stanford rape case faces recall over sentencing

Associated Press quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on how the recalling of the judge who decided the Brock Turner sexual assault case may threaten judicial independence. And it remains to be seen whether Persky’s academic argument that the recall threatens judicial independence will resonate as deeply as the message against Persky.…

The Feres Doctrine, Service Members, & the Courts

Dwight Stirling is CEO and Co-Founder of the Veterans Legal Institute® (VLI), having general executive oversight over the Legal Services Division and Think Tank. Laura Riley is a practicing public interest attorney and has published many legal articles, including three in Los Angeles Lawyer. Under the Feres doctrine, a policy stemming from a 1950 Supreme Court…