Jan 17

Voter ID dealt another setback in Pennsylvania



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A state judge’s ruling on Friday barred Pennsylvania’s strict voter identification law, in the latest chapter of an on-going fight between people concerned about voter restrictions and folks worried about voter fraud.



Jan 16

New budget gives some relief to federal court system



Posted 3 months, 0 days ago.

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As Congress is poised to vote on and approve a $1.1 trillion budget deal, one of the biggest losers in a compromise between Republicans and Democrats appears to be the federal court system.



Jan 10

Supreme Court to settle potentially huge television case



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The Supreme Court announced on Friday that it will take on a potentially historic case about how Americans receive and watch television, after the Justices granted a request from both sides in the dispute for a day in court.



Jan 10

So who can argue a case in front of the Supreme Court?



Posted 3 months, 6 days ago.

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On Monday, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell will be one of three people allowed to argue a case before the Supreme Court. So how unusual is it for a non-lawyer to appear before the nine Justices?



Jan 8

Can the nation’s capital really be moved to Nebraska?



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A senate candidate in Nebraska is running tongue-in-cheek TV ads asking for the nation’s capital to be moved from Washington, D.C., to his home state. But is that a constitutional reality?