On Thursday, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a California high school’s decision to outlaw American flag t-shirts on Cinco de Mayo. Officials at Live Oak High School banned American flags on May 5, 2010 because the year […]
ARIZONA v. UNITED STATES ( ) 641 F. 3d 339, affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded. Syllabus [HTML] [PDF] Opinion, Kennedy [HTML] [PDF] Concurrence, Scalia [HTML] [PDF] Concurrence, Thomas [HTML] [PDF] Concurrence, Alito [HTML] [PDF] NOTE: Where it is feasible, […]
A federal appeals court Tuesday struck down California’s ban on same-sex marriage, clearing the way for the U.S.Supreme Court to rule on gay marriage as early as next year. via Proposition 8: Gay-marriage ban unconstitutional – Documents – Los Angeles Times.
Six years ago, Senate Republicans were on the verge of abolishing the filibuster for judicial nominations. Today, they’re close to blocking their first judge. via Senate Braces for First Judicial Filibuster in Six Years : Roll Call News. Senate GOP […]
On the heals of President Obama’s immigration reform push that brings him to El Paso, Texas on Tuesday, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is traveling in a different direction. Brewer plans to appeal directly to the Supreme Court over the controversial […]