Category Archive: Upcoming Cases of Interest

Children Sue Government Over Climate Change

November 17, 2015 - 1 Comment

Although many of them cannot vote or drive a car, dozens have joined together to sue several state and federal governmental entities.  These young Americans are taking their passion for environmental protection to the courtroom.  An Oregon-based non-profit, Our Children’s Trust, is one organization that has helped lead the efforts.  In August, Our Children’s Trust assisted 21 young people in […]

Affirmative action… again

June 29, 2015 - 1 Comment

The Supreme Court has heard from Abigail Fisher before.  Now, the Court will hear from her again. [...]

Juvenile Lifelong Prison Terms Still Occur Despite Court’s Verdicts

January 20, 2014 - Comments Off on Juvenile Lifelong Prison Terms Still Occur Despite Court’s Verdicts

In 2010, the Supreme Court ruled in Graham v. Florida that juveniles could not be sentenced to [...]

The Court in 2014

January 4, 2014 - Comments Off on The Court in 2014

It’s officially 2014 and it’s likely to be another interesting year for the Supreme [...]

Can the police demand that you unlock your cellphone?

December 1, 2013 - Comments Off on Can the police demand that you unlock your cellphone?

The Supreme Court will soon decide whether to hear several related cases regarding the rapid [...]

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The Court takes on affirmative action again

October 13, 2013 - Comments Off on The Court takes on affirmative action again

Only four months after ruling on the biggest affirmative action case in years, the Supreme Court is [...]

Line Forms Five Days Before Gay Marriage Supreme Court Cases

March 24, 2013 - Comments Off on Line Forms Five Days Before Gay Marriage Supreme Court Cases

Thinking about trying to attend oral arguments at the Supreme Court this week for either case [...]

Supreme Court Agrees to Decide Whether or Not Your Genes Can Be Patented

December 1, 2012 - 1 Comment

In July, TeenJury last reported on Molecular Pathology v Myriad Genetics.  This summer, a U.S Court [...]

Supreme Court to Re-examine Voting Rights Law

November 11, 2012 - Comments Off on Supreme Court to Re-examine Voting Rights Law

Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States earlier this week.  Many believe that [...]

Teen Accused of Impersonating a Medical Professional

September 1, 2012 - Comments Off on Teen Accused of Impersonating a Medical Professional

Next week, a Florida jury may feel like they are watching an old episode of the 1990’s TV [...]

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