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Eldred v. Ashcroft, Supreme Court of the United States, January 15, 2003 [upholding the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act, which retroactively extends statutory copyright protection by a further 20 years beyond the original term of the author's life plus...

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Pierce County v. Guillen, Supreme Court of the United States, January 14, 2003 [ruling that federal highway safety law does not require state and local governments to release information collected about dangerous intersections that might be used against them in...

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Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, January 8, 2003 [ruling that the United States government has properly detained an American citizen captured with Taliban forces in Afghanistan by declaring him an enemy combatant and...

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An Empirical Analysis of Maryland's Death Sentencing System with Respect to the Influence of Race and Legal Jurisdiction, University of Maryland, Professor Raymond Paternoster and Professor Robert Brame, January 2003 [documenting effects of race on the handling of Maryland death...

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