If all goes well, we might have the US border join the rest of the United States in recognizing citizens' Fourth Amendment rights. The Supreme Court's Riley decision made it clear law enforcement needed to obtain warrants before searching people's cellphones. Show More Summary
Patricia Holtz, lead plaintiff in a Securities Class Action case, is asking the US Supreme Court to reinstate her case against JP Morgan after the bank used SLUSA to justify having the case removed from Illinois State court to federal court. Show More Summary
The chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court is helping Mississippi mark the bicentennial of statehood and its judicial system. Justice John Roberts is scheduled to be in the state … Click to Continue »
Microsoft keeps up the challenges while Supreme Court remains silent.
Top court sides with the US president for now, as it is set to hear arguments over the legality of the order next month.
The Latest on a condemned Ohio killer facing execution Wednesday (all times local): 8 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a condemned Ohio killer's last-minute attempt to delay his … Click to Continue »
The US Supreme Court has granted the Trump administration's request to temporarily lift restrictions on the President's travel ban, quashing an opportunity for tens of thousands of refugees to enter the country. At the request of the...Show More Summary
“This total abortion ban is designed as a test case for a Trump-influenced US Supreme Court to obliterate Roe v. Wade and outlaw abortion." The post Ohio Republicans Aim to Make Abortion Care Aggravated Murder appeared first on Rewi...
Well, this is certainly welcome news, but not surprising to me. US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has issued a temporary order on Monday allowing the Trump administration to maintain
Trump administration sides with Masterpiece Cakeshop’s religious liberty claim for refusing same-sex wedding clients. A Christian baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding has a major backer as his case heads to the USShow More Summary
Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of September 11, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter: OCA upholds contempt finding against lawyer | Law Times Prominent Republicans Urge US Supreme Court to End Gerrymandering Toronto's new...Show More Summary
Please bow your head while you read this: On Wednesday, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, by a 9-6 count, ruled that prayer practices by Jackson County, Michigan, commissioners do not violate the U.S. Constitution. The court said the commissioners in Michigan adopted a religion-neutral practice. Show More Summary
Is the Supreme Court ready to finally rein in partisan gerrymandering? Can social science give us a manageable standard to decide when there’s too much politics in redistricting? Is the “efficiency gap” Justice Kennedy’s holy grail? On Episode 18 of … Continue reading ?
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is scheduled to visit Rhode Island in January to speak to students at the state's only law school. Roger Williams University announced Thursday … Click to Continue »
New Jersey officials say the U.S. Supreme Court should strike down a ban on sports betting in all but four states because it wrongly forces states to enforce a regulation … Click to Continue »
South Dakota has asked the state's highest court to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a decision that hamstrings officials who want to collect sales taxes from out-of-state retailers. … Click to Continue »
A condemned man facing execution on Tuesday is asking the US Supreme Court for a last-minute reprieve, claiming new DNA evidence exonerates him of a 1998 murder. Marcellus Williams, 48, was convicted of fatally stabbing a woman more than 40 times during a robbery at her home in the Midwestern state of Missouri. Show More Summary
Attorneys for a Missouri man convicted of killing a former St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter 19 years ago are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the execution scheduled for next … Click to Continue »
Supreme Court decision could change playing field for school choice movement. In its biggest religious freedom case of the year, the US Supreme Court set a precedent for school choice decisions—but also didn’t. While deciding in a 7–2...Show More Summary
Late last night, a bevy of tech companies -- including Apple, Google, Verizon, Twitter and Facebook -- filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the US Supreme Court in the case of Carpenter v. United States. Their specific interest is in protecting personal user data from unreasonable searches and seizures by law enforcement. Source: ACLU (1), ACLU (2)