Category Archive: In The News

Should we consider Supreme Court term limits?

March 29, 2015 - Comments Off on Should we consider Supreme Court term limits?

Yesterday, former and prospective presidential candidate Mike Huckabee called for term limits [...]

Who was Terri Schiavo and how could her case affect the next presidential election?

February 17, 2015 - Comments Off on Who was Terri Schiavo and how could her case affect the next presidential election?

On the morning of February 25, 1990, Terri Schiavo, 26, collapsed at her St. Petersburg, Florida [...]

Hooded sweatshirt = $500 fine

January 4, 2015 - Comments Off on Hooded sweatshirt = $500 fine

  Oklahoma state senator Don Barrington will soon introduce a bill to criminalize the [...]

Access denied: the odds of being heard by the Court influenced by lawyer’s name

December 30, 2014 - Comments Off on Access denied: the odds of being heard by the Court influenced by lawyer’s name

This week, The New York Times Opinion page highlighted the secrecy and exclusivity of the Supreme [...]

Harvard Sued for Anti-Asian Admission Policy

November 26, 2014 - Comments Off on Harvard Sued for Anti-Asian Admission Policy

Last week, a legal defense group of Project on Fair Representation filed a complaint in federal [...]

Dunn will not have to listen to loud music while in prison

October 4, 2014 - 1 Comment

On Wednesday, Michael Dunn was found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2012 shooting of an [...]

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 [...]

Court rules warrant needed to search smartphones

June 25, 2014 - Comments Off on Court rules warrant needed to search smartphones

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

What is gerrymandering?

May 4, 2014 - Comments Off on What is gerrymandering?

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

Retired Justice Stevens suggests six Constitutional amendments

April 13, 2014 - Comments Off on Retired Justice Stevens suggests six Constitutional amendments

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

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