84 ABA Journal Fourteenth Amendment articles.
The U.S. Department of Justice is relying on an 1894 U.S. Supreme Court ruling involving American Railway Union leader Eugene Debs in its lawsuit seeking to block a restrictive Texas abortion law.
Sep 14, 2021 9:34 AM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice sued the state of Texas on Thursday in a bid to block its law that bans abortions at about six weeks of pregnancy.
Sep 9, 2021 4:03 PM CDT
A new voter fraud law in Texas is being challenged in at least five lawsuits contending that the law unconstitutionally burdens the right to vote and violates the Voting Rights Act.
Sep 9, 2021 9:24 AM CDT
Following the death of George Floyd, the nation focused attention on the enormous problems of police violence and racism in law enforcement, but there is a failure to put blame where much belongs: on the United States Supreme Court.
Sep 2, 2021 8:58 AM CDT
A federal appeals court on Monday upheld a federal judge’s refusal to block a mask mandate in a challenge brought by a Catholic elementary school in Lansing, Michigan.
Aug 24, 2021 10:08 AM CDT
Sex-specific school dress codes may violate federal education law, a federal appeals court has ruled in a challenge to a charter school’s skirts-only dress code for girls.
Aug 10, 2021 12:04 PM CDT
A ban on women going topless in public in Ocean City, Maryland, doesn’t violate the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Richmond, Virginia, has ruled.
Aug 5, 2021 9:37 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has rejected an injunction request by eight Indiana University students who claim that COVID-19 vaccine requirements violate their 14th Amendment right to “personal autonomy” and “bodily integrity.”
Aug 3, 2021 10:39 AM CDT
The city of Roanoke, Virginia, is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a lawyer who claims that police raided her home in retaliation for successfully defending her stepson on murder charges.
Jul 28, 2021 9:36 AM CDT
A federal judge in South Bend, Indiana, has refused to block Indiana University’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement for faculty and students in an opinion that said the plaintiffs' 14th Amendment claim was unlikely to succeed.
Jul 20, 2021 9:55 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday told a federal appeals court to take another look at a case of an inmate who died after correctional officers applied pressure to his back while he lay shackled on the floor.
Jun 28, 2021 12:25 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that a Virginia school board violated the constitutional rights of Gavin Grimm, a transgender man and a former high school student, when it barred him from using the bathroom that matched his gender identity.
Jun 28, 2021 10:46 AM CDT
Supreme Court rules FHFA structure is unconstitutional
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the structure of the Federal Housing Finance Agency is unconstitutional because its director can only be…
Jun 23, 2021 4:21 PM CDT
A California regulation allowing union organizers to access private property of employers is a physical taking requiring just compensation, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision Wednesday.
Jun 23, 2021 10:26 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has rejected constitutional claims by a Florida resident who sued when a town rejected his plans for a new beachfront mansion that would be dissimilar to nearby homes.
Jun 9, 2021 1:20 PM CDT
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