On this day in 1978, President Jimmy Carter officially restored the full citizenship rights of former Confederate president Jefferson Davis, signing an act from Congress that ended a century-long dispute.
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With rising concern nationally about Ebola haemorrhagic fever, the possibility of government-imposed quarantines looms as efforts are underway to contain a possible outbreak. But what are your rights under such conditions?
Voter ID opponents are rejoicing and supporters are considering their legal options after two court rulings have blocked new laws from going into effect in Wisconsin and Texas.
How realistic is Senator Ted Cruz’s proposed ban on the federal government or Supreme Court defining state marriage laws? It could be the longest of long shots, even though there is a constitutional provision for doing it.
Rick Hasen from the University of California-Irvine and John Eastman from Chapman University break down the biggest issues about voting rights and the Constitution, as the Supreme Court considers one case and more cases are in front of federal judges.