A state law mandating elected officials be at least "minimally proficient in English" doesn't violate anyone's right to participate in government, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled on Friday. The case first hit Arizona's lower courts when the mayor of San Luis claimed a city council candidate couldn't read, write, or speak English and should thus be disqualified, The Wall Street Journal's Law Blog reported Friday.
The California Supreme Court ruled on Monday that San Diego County’s “blanket” enforcement of the state’s sex offender residency laws was unconstitutional, a decision that could open the door to wider challenges of the statute. Cali... Read Post
The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that a state law barring sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of a school or park is unconstitutional. The ruling immediately affects only San Diego County, where the case originated,... Read Post