Is it a violation of the Constitution for a police officer to act on a misunderstanding of the law? That’s what the Supreme Court asked in its first case of the new term.
The Supreme Court’s decision to deny, for now, appeals in seven same-sex marriage cases means the unions will probably be legal in a majority of states, and for a majority of Americans, for at least the near future.
The U.S. Supreme Court denied on Monday seven petitions related to same-sex marriage cases, leaving case watchers in limbo and drawing attention to a pending Sixth Circuit appeals court decision.
The Supreme Court kicks off its new term Monday with a case about traffic stops, but eyes also will be on a potential announcement about the same-sex marriage cases.
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.