In the 19th century, the State of Michigan passed a law making it a crime to expose a marked ballot. A violator would face a 90 day jail sentence and the ballot
The Supreme Court finally received some coverage in the third presidential debate. With the Supreme Court split in a 4-4 partisan configuration, many important issues will be determined by the 2016 election.
A federal appeals court upheld a lower court decision that banned neon signs and particularly an illuminated peace sign from a landmark building in Manhattan for zoning regulations. Brigitte Vosse had placed
A federal judge in Florida extended the deadline for residents to register to vote in the 2016 election though today at 5 PM. The extension came as an emergency measure after Hurricane
A three judge panel of a federal appeals court declared the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) unconstitutional and overturned a decision [PDF] requiring PHH to pay a $103 million
Important differences emerged in the second presidential debate on October 9, 2016. The candidates were finally questioned about Supreme Court Justices. Martha Raddatz was one of the moderators. She turned to audience
A U.S. federal court of appeals ruled against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe late Sunday evening and denied its request for an emergency injunction
Written by Nina Knight, staff writer at original source Common Dreams.
A federal district court has thrown out extensive gun regulations as unconstitutional after a military veteran challenged a major gun restriction law in Northern Mariana. Here comes extensive coverage. The Commonwealth of
Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted came into office in the key swing state of Ohio promising to get elections under control. But this week, he lost another voter rights case, this
To protect “sovereign immunity,” Barrack Obama vetoed a bill that would permit victims of the September 11, 2001 terror crime to sue responsible governments, even though responsible individuals may face long jail