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Talk grows about sports betting decision’s impact on cannabis laws

May 21, 2018 By Scott Bomboy

How will the Supreme Court’s recent decision about sports betting influence conflicts between federal and state laws? One area where it directly could see an impact is in the areas of regulating medical and recreational marijuana use.

Looking back at Romer, a key Supreme Court decision about gay rights

May 20, 2018 By NCC Staff

On May 20, 1996, the Supreme Court issued an early landmark decision supporting the right of gays under the Constitution to seek protection from discrimination.

Supreme Court Scorecard: The Spring 2018 Edition (Updated 5/18/2018)

May 18, 2018 By NCC Staff

Here is an update on 12 significant decisions that were expected to be handed down from the Supreme Court into late June.

Plessy’s place in the list of worst Supreme Court decisions

May 18, 2018 By NCC Staff

On May 18, 1896, the Supreme Court’s Plessy v. Ferguson decision upheld the legality of racial segregation in America. Plessy was later overturned, and it holds a controversial place in the Court’s legacy.

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