A dispute now at the Supreme Court over an alleged Louisiana frog habitat has led to an interesting set of amicus briefs, including one from Utah supporting land owners who feel the Endangered Species Act is too restrictive about protecting a species of grouse.
On September 12, 1958, a unanimous Supreme Court declined a Little Rock School District request to delay desegregation mandated by the Court’s Brown v. Board ruling by more than two years.
Attorneys for a Georgia woman who claims she lost her hospital job because of her sexual orientation have filed suit with the United States Supreme Court, setting up another potential landmark case about discrimination.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Tuesday that the Trump administration will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (or DACA) program in early March 2018, leaving its ultimate fate to Congress or the court system.
On this day in 1789, George Washington signed into law that act created the Treasury Department, a move became crucial to America’s survival but also created a constitutional debate about federal powers that remains with us today.
Rumors are swirling that the Trump administration could end or greatly limit the DACA program to defer deportations of younger undocumented immigrants brought to the United States a decade ago. So what are the two sides of this widely debated argument?
It was on this day in 1807 that former Vice President Aaron Burr was acquitted of treason charges. The trial was truly a “Trial of the Century” in its time and one of the first big tests of the Constitution’s Treason clause.
Another city is suing the Trump administration over its policy of linking policing grants to compliance with an executive order about sanctuary cities.
Last week, Senator Jeff Flake hosted public hearings to debate breaking up the largest country’s federal judicial region. But the often-discussed division of the Ninth Circuit is opposed by some legal groups and would be a rarity.
A former Washington state public high school football coach has lost his latest court battle over his right to lead prayers on the gridiron after games.