8105 ABA Journal Constitutional Law articles.
The justice who replaced Sandra Day O’Connor had the most important vote in yesterday’s 5-4 decision upholding the ban on so-called partial birth abortions, according to a story in the…
Apr 19, 2007 1:57 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has for the first time upheld a ban on so-called partial birth abortions in a 5-4 decision. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote the majority opinion.
Apr 18, 2007 4:11 PM CDT
A federal judge in Chicago has sided with a suburban school that banned anti-gay T-shirts.
A student wanted to wear a shirt that read “Be Happy, Not Gay” as part…
Apr 18, 2007 3:47 PM CDT
California prison officials have agreed to stop blocking distribution of a newsletter that circulates to some 1,000 state prison inmates, in alleged violation of their First Amendment rights. The state…
Apr 13, 2007 10:14 PM CDT
A lawyer for abortion opponents told a federal appeals court yesterday than an injunction blocking an abortion warning law is interfering with the rights of pregnant women in South Dakota.…
Apr 12, 2007 3:45 PM CDT
A federal appeals court will sit en banc today to reconsider an injunction blocking a South Dakota abortion law from taking effect.
The 2005 law requires abortion providers to tell…
Apr 11, 2007 1:33 PM CDT
Is it time to pardon Doors frontman Jim Morrison, famous for his music and infamous for his bad behavior?
Dave Diamond, a cable TV producer from Dayton, Ohio, thinks so.…
Apr 11, 2007 12:59 AM CDT
Placing a middle school student on probation for criticizing a school principal in expletive-laden language on a MySpace page violated her First Amendment right of free speech, the Indiana Court…
Apr 11, 2007 12:19 AM CDT
A young litigator unites Justice Scalia and the court’s liberals over defendants’ rights
Apr 2, 2007 6:30 AM CDT
Court examines mental illness and an inmate’s understanding of execution
Apr 2, 2007 6:26 AM CDT
Firing, racial bias, minimum wage fill out employment law issues
Apr 2, 2007 6:14 AM CDT
School Busing Gets the Green Light
Apr 2, 2007 6:12 AM CDT
Absent for a decade, price-fixing and competition are back before the high court
Mar 24, 2007 7:50 AM CDT
Warren era comes to life in cases on student signs and standing to sue
Feb 21, 2007 10:51 AM CST
Prosecutors say it’s a sex crime. Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs says it’s counseling his flock.
Feb 21, 2007 9:32 AM CST