Arizona’s outgoing governor, Jan Brewer, faces a national spotlight as she ponders signing a bill that would either protect religious freedom, or allows discrimination against gays, depending on your viewpoint. However, the debate over SB 1062 touches on some broader constitutional issues.
Among three Supreme Court rulings handed down on Tuesday was a decision about what happens when two people can’t agree on allowing police to search a home, and one of them later consents without the other present.
The United States Supreme Court decided on Monday morning to not hear three Second Amendment cases that sought to clarify the rights of people to carry handguns for self-defense purposes outside their homes.
The Supreme Court on Friday will vote behind closed doors whether to accept three Second Amendment cases that could further define how minors, and adults, are allowed to carry a gun outside of their own homes. So what are the cases about?
It was on this day in 1807 that former Vice President Aaron Burr was arrested in Alabama and charged with treason. The subsequent trial was truly a “Trial of the Century” and one of the first big tests of the Constitution’s Treason clause.