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 to determine if police could search a suspect’s cellphone without first obtaining a warrant.  Today, the Court issued its unanimous ruling in Riley v California, declaring that, after arrest, police must obtain a warrant before searching a smartphone.  In this 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 [...]

Justice Ginsburg (center) stands with Justice Sotomayor (left) and Justice Kagan (right).

How long do Supreme Court justices typically serve?

March 22, 2014 - Comments Off

Last week, Erwin Chemerinsky stated in an Los Angeles Times op-ed that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg [...]

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