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.  Serious injuries remain even more common.  Yet despite frequent stories about small children gaining access to unsecured guns within the household, Florida has aggressively fought to prevent pediatricians from asking parents about gun ownership or reminding them to store weapons in […]

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 [...]

The relationship between colleges and their athletes is under increasing scrutiny.

College athletics under scrutiny

March 30, 2014 - Comments Off

Two majors stories surfaced this week that could potentially change the future of the NCAA and [...]

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