64 ABA Journal Fourteenth Amendment articles.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in important cases concerning the meaning of the Voting Rights Act of 1965: Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee
and Arizona Republican Party v. Democratic National Committee
. The cases involve Section 2 of the act, which prohibits voting practices or procedures that discriminate on the basis of race, color or language.
Feb 25, 2021 1:03 PM CST
In Let The Lord Sort Them: The Rise and Fall of the Death Penalty, Maurice Chammah shares how Texas became the country’s capital punishment capital.
Feb 17, 2021 9:34 AM CST
New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that the New York City Police Department used "excessive force" against peaceful racial justice protesters last year.
Jan 15, 2021 12:44 PM CST
Impeachment isn’t the only recourse of Congress against President Donald Trump for statements leading up to the Jan. 6
riot at the U.S. Capitol, according to constitutional scholars.
Jan 12, 2021 10:15 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a case challenging President Donald Trump’s plan to exclude immigrants in the country illegally from numbers used to determine the number of congressional representatives for each state.
Dec 21, 2020 9:41 AM CST
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that 15 survivors of a 2018 mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, can’t sue public officials for failing to protect them.
Dec 15, 2020 2:56 PM CST
During telephone oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, the justices appeared skeptical of President Donald Trump’s plan to exclude immigrants in the country illegally from the census count.
Dec 1, 2020 10:57 AM CST
The Trump campaign on Sunday filed a notice of appeal
after a federal judge tossed its lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania’s differing approaches to errors on mail-in ballots.
Nov 23, 2020 11:24 AM CST
A Rhode Island federal judge has ruled students in the state have no constitutional right to a civics education, even as he warned of a “deep flaw” in education priorities. Judge William Smith said they seem to recognize “American democracy is in peril.”
Oct 23, 2020 10:13 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump can exclude immigrants in the country illegally from a census report used for reapportionment.
Oct 19, 2020 9:38 AM CDT
Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the U.S. Supreme Court nominee, has acknowledged that seven cases are “super precedent,” but Roe v. Wade
isn’t one of them.
Oct 13, 2020 2:53 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel A. Alito Jr. on Monday blasted the high court’s 2015 decision
finding a constitutional right to same-sex marriage for its “cavalier treatment" of religious objections to such unions.
Oct 5, 2020 1:45 PM CDT
Considered one of the top contenders for a U.S. Supreme Court nomination, U.S. Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett is known as a conservative who shows a strong deference to religious values.
Sep 21, 2020 2:04 PM CDT
Bill Gates Sr., lawyer and ABA Medal winner, dies at 94
Lawyer and 2009 ABA Medal winner Bill Gates Sr. has died at age 94. Gates was a name…
Sep 16, 2020 4:55 PM CDT
An en banc federal appeals court has ruled that Florida did not violate the Constitution by requiring felons to pay fines, fees, costs and restitution before they are able to vote.
Sep 11, 2020 3:40 PM CDT
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