In a ruling released on April 7, Judge Christina A. Snyder of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California stated that a representation of the historic San Gabriel Mission topped by a tiny cross that was included in the Los Angeles County seal violated the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.
Schumer's tirade against a gun that hasn't even hit the market is a measure of his anti-gun and anti-Second Amendment prejudice.
On Tuesday, Mississippi’s Republican Governor Phil Bryant signed into law a sweeping “religious liberty” bill that protects the religious convictions of individuals and businesses in the state. The bill passed both the House and Senate last week and reached the governor’s desk on Monday, prompting protests from critics who claim the bill is discriminatory because it allows individuals and groups to raise religious objections on LGBTQ issues.
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has ruled that Ted Cruz is a natural born citizen, and therefore constitutionally eligible to serve as president. What are the issues involved in this question, and will this court decision settle the issue?
Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals ruled Wednesday that police in Baltimore and around the state have illegally used cell site simulators for tracking suspects and capturing mobile-phone traffic without first obtaining a warrant.
The Supreme Court dealt a victory to labor unions on Tuesday with a 4-4 decision on compulsory union dues, letting stand the lower court’s ruling in favor of the unions, the New York Times reports. The victory could be short-lived, however, as it is likely the court will hear further challenges on the issue after a ninth justice is appointed.
On Tuesday liberal Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) met with Merrick Garland, President Obama’s nominee to replace deceased Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Afterward Kirk called on other senators to meet with Garland as well, to set the stage for a confirmation vote before the November election.
The movement to enact “Constitutional carry” of weapons has added another notch to the growing list of states that do not require a permit for individuals to carry concealed weapons.
In not allowing a pro-life initiative petition to move forward to a vote of the people in Oklahoma, the state's Supreme Court effectively usurped the legislative role of the people protected in the state's constitution.
In what supporters are calling a victory for states' rights, the Constitution, and federalism, the Supreme Court killed a controversial lawsuit against Colorado voters' decision to end marijuana prohibition.