Justice John Paul Stevens died yesterday at 99 years old. John Paul Stevens was one of the longest-serving Justices of the Supreme Court in American history, 1975 to 2010. He was appointed
After last year’s long list of 5-4 partisan decisions, and with this year’s biggest cases coming up in the next few weeks, this report jumps ahead to take an advance look at
It is hard to imagine a list of the top ten craziest 5-4 cases in a single Supreme Court yearlong term. But imagination is no longer needed because crazy is off the
The Brennan Center released a new report this week entitled Purges: A Growing Threat to the Right to Vote [PDF]. The detailed report shows excessive voter purging in all 50 states. A
Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito are the most “conservative” members of the Supreme Court (notwithstanding the new member, Neil Gorsuch who is hard to fully explain this early in his tenure). You
Voter purging rules are currently awaiting a decision by the Supreme Court which just heard oral arguments in an Ohio case. The Court looked at many words and issues regarding vote purging.
The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decided no reasonable person could conclude that juror Barney Gattie — who wondered if black people “have souls” and declared that only some black people are
A new 5-4 Supreme Court Order [PDF] permits the Donald Trump administration to selectively withhold government information from court cases. The specific case involves the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program,
A day after it triggered the so-called “nuclear option,” the U.S. Senate on Friday voted to confirm President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch
Written by Andrea Germanos, staff writer at original source Common Dreams.
Until recently, there was no time limit for protecting Constitutional rights. Where a Constitutional violation occurred, it was often possible to sue a government for enforcement of the Constitution and win. That