A federal judge in California has issued a permanent national injunction against a Trump administration executive order against “sanctuary cities,” likely setting up a Supreme Court showdown in the near future.
It’s rare for one person to get a victory at the Supreme Court, but a South Florida man will try for a second win this spring in a case about his arrest at a public meeting more than a decade ago.
On Monday, the Supreme Court accepted an appeal about the ability of a voter to wear clothing or campaign buttons at a polling place that endorses a political cause.
This Friday, millions of Americans will take time out to honor our military on the traditional time of 11:11 a.m. on November 11. But there was a time when Congress tried to move the holiday, only to face several years of strong public resistance.
On November 9, 1953, the United States Supreme Court upheld a prior, controversial decision that allowed major league baseball to operate outside of the Sherman Antitrust Act.
Today, Americans will vote in elections around the country. But did you know if alternative ideas from the Founders were used today, there would be 6,000 seats up for re-election in the House, and Senators would be serving for life?
On November 8, 1960, John F. Kennedy was elected President of the United States in a bitter contest against the incumbent Vice President, Richard Nixon. It was one of the closest elections in American history, and some people still doubt its outcome.
On November 3, 1884, the United States Supreme Court issued one of its most controversial decisions, when it said that American Indians who paid taxes didn’t have the right to vote in elections.
In early December, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a significant case that “takes the cake” literally, as the issues of religious expression and same-sex civil rights converge in a lawsuit first filed in 2012.
On November 1, 1765, the hated Stamp Tax authorized by King George III went to effect in the colonies despite months of protests. The act would be quickly repealed, but it started a series of events that led to the American Revolution.