Sex offenders are arguing that the First Amendment shields them from being blocked from social media websites that children utilize. The Supreme Court will soon rule on whether the First Amendment, in fact, does this.
Category: Legalities of the Law
Disabled Americans Fight for Justice in Vending Machine Court Case
Disabled Americans are fighting for justice in Magee v. Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc., a Fifth Circuit decision that has been appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1990, Congress, in the name of justice, passed the “Americans with Disabilities Act” (ADA), a labor law that prohibits unjustified discrimination based on an individual’s disability. Twenty-five years […]
Cavaliers, Cubs, and Trump … Oh My!
2016 has been the year of upsets. First the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the seemingly unstoppable Golden State Warriors; then the Cubs overcame a 100-year losing streak; and now Trump “trumped” the Clinton machine.
The American Jury: A Smoked-Filled Room For Racists To Hide In
Is it constitutional to prohibit evidence that may prove that a juror is racist? The Supreme Court of the United States is set to hear Peña-Rodriguez v. Colorado, which is about whether a no-impeachment rule constitutionally may bar evidence of racial bias offered to prove a violation of the Sixth Amendment right to an impartial jury. […]