The Supreme Court heard two high-profile cases last September on election financing and affirmative action. Today, we look at Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, a significant decision that could be announced soon.
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The 14th Amendment makes all persons born or naturalized in the United States citizens, with equal protection and due process under the law. But for American Indians, the amendment immediately excluded most of them, and it took decades to make full citizenship a reality.
Is same-sex marriage heading back to the Supreme Court in the near future? Two leading experts on different sides of the issue explain why this seems likely, what recent court decisions are accelerating the process, and what the Court might re-evaluate from its DOMA decision.
It’s been a big week in the area of hirsute jurisprudence, better known as lawsuits about facial hair and haircuts, as two cases made national headlines.
Recent events in several states, including Kentucky, Texas and Utah, seem to indicate another same-sex marriage decision is heading toward the Supreme Court.