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We Are Moving FORWARD!

This piece first appeared on Cognitive Relevance, and has been reposted with permission from the author. I laughed first when I read Ted Cruz's comment...

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Value of Diversity in Higher Education

On Monday, June 24, 2013, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in the Fisher v. UT Austin case. In that case,...

LGBT Rights in California: How Radio Host Bill Handel is Changing...

Recently, the nine U.S. Supreme Court justices went behind closed doors to consider California’s Proposition 8 and determine whether gay and lesbian couples have...

On #Obamacare, Have Chickens Come Home to Roost?

This law was destined for Supreme Court review from the time it was signed.

DOJ Faces Off With Alabama In Court Over Heated Immigration Law

If it takes effect on September 1, Alabama will take the lead as having one of the nation’s toughest laws in the country against illegal immigrants. DOJ officials are suing the state to prevent this from happening.

The 4th Amendment After Kentucky v. King

The Supreme Court of the United States has heard cases, which have given police the authority to perform warrantless searches “where there is probable cause to believe that a criminal offense has been or is being committed.” The Supreme Court ruling in Kentucky v. King expands this police power.

Mapp v. Ohio Turns 50: A Look at Warren Court’s Rights...

On June 19, 1961, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Mapp v. Ohio that unlawfully seized evidence could not be admitted “as a matter...

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Virginia Healthcare Lawsuit

In Virginia, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli suffered a setback in his quest to keep the state from rolling out the healthcare law. The U.S. Supreme Court denied Cuccinelli’s petition to hear his case on Monday and offered no explanation why.

Obama Asks Supreme Court to Reinstate FCC Indecency Policy

The Obama Administration is asking the Supreme Court to reinstate the policy that allows the FCC to fine broadcasters for showing nudity or curse words during times that small children may be watching television.

While On Vacation, President Obama Makes Recess Appointments

The White House announced on Wednesday that the president has made six recess appointments to three different federal agencies.