Election Law

U.S. Supreme Court

Alabama redistricting challenge stays alive in SCOTUS; Scalia sees majority as ‘standby counsel’

Judiciary

Former state chief justice is ashamed of the fundraising process

Judiciary

Justice may be deposed in suit claiming State Farm orchestrated his election, judge rules

U.S. Supreme Court

Protesters interrupt Supreme Court on anniversary of Citizens United decision

Features

1915-1924: Wilson, women and war

ABA Journal

These 12 events and inventions which the ABA Journal predates may surprise you (gallery)

Criminal Justice

Reformers seek to change Ferguson-area traffic courts, school electoral system

Election Law

Cozen can write off $448K election-case bill without having it count as a campaign contribution

Government Law

County clerk fined $500 for using government Wi-Fi during his re-election campaign

Election Law

SCOTUS mulls redistricting plan that packs blacks into districts, diluting voting strength elsewhere

Government Law

Judge wins re-election but is now too old to serve on bench

Judiciary

Are courts for sale? Study sees influence of judicial campaign ads in criminal appeals

Constitutional Law

Ballot measures seek to enshrine already-protected rights; do they show mistrust of judges?

Election Law

Political groups ready their legal teams in preparation for contentious midterm elections

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg reveals a mistake in her voter ID dissent; corrected opinion is posted

U.S. Supreme Court

In 5 AM order, SCOTUS allows Texas voter ID law to take effect; holdup apparently due to dissent

Election Law

5th Circuit reinstates strict Texas voter ID law

Election Law

7th Circuit won’t rehear voter ID case; Posner dissent cites ‘goofy, if not paranoid’ fraud evidence

Government Law

Appeals court says councilman ousted for letting homeless pal stay at city hall must be reinstated

U.S. Supreme Court

Two state voter ID laws are blocked, one by SCOTUS and the other by a federal judge