Last week, Judge Richard Posner's opinion made clear why he is the most important Judge who does not sit on the Supreme Court.

America’s 10th “Supreme” Justice?

September 7, 2014 - 1 Comment

While only nine justices sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, Appeals Court Judge Richard A. Posner has repeatedly shown his ability to gain outsized recognition and praise from legal minds across ideological or political spectra.  Born on January 11, 1939, in Brooklyn, N.Y., Posner completed his undergraduate years at Yale University before graduating from Harvard Law School. […]

Dozens of children are injured or killed each day in the U.S. due to firearms.

Florida wins appeal to ban pediatricians from protecting kids from gun violence

July 28, 2014 - Comments Off

In Florida, last year, 17 children aged 12 or younger were killed with guns, often accidentally. [...]

Today, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the search of a suspect's cellphone requires police to obtain a warrant.

Court rules warrant needed to search smartphones

June 25, 2014 - Comments Off

In December, TeenJury reported that the U.S. Supreme Court would hear argument in a case [...]

A political cartoon that inspired the use of the term, gerrymandering.  It first appeared in the Boston Centinel in 1812.

What is gerrymandering?

May 4, 2014 - Comments Off

Democrats in Virginia are challenging redistricting maps drawn by Republicans, and they are expected [...]

In his new book, former Justice John Paul Stevens suggests six changes to the Constitution that he feels are desperately needed.

Retired Justice Stevens suggests six Constitutional amendments

April 13, 2014 - Comments Off

Justice John Paul Stevens served on the Supreme Court from 1975 to 2010. His recently published [...]

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