Race, partisanship, gerrymandering—two combined cases at the Supreme Court today have it all. Although the cases are complex and somewhat technical, the stakes are high and the outcome remains unclear.
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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.
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.