Common Cause v. Rucho case asks the U.S. Supreme Court to agree that North Carolina’s congressional map is an illegal partisan gerrymander.
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The Supreme Court is the highest court in the US and has ultimate appellate jurisdiction over all federal courts and over state court cases involving issues of federal law. Also see our articles on Antonin Scalia and also on the Supreme Court case known as Citizens United.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rebuffed a bid by Republican legislators in Pennsylvania to reinstate a congressional district map.
New York federal judge whose rulings were criticized by two Supreme Court justices tossed their words back at them Friday in refusing to postpone a trial.
The easiest way to change this system is for Congress and the president to repeal the Judiciary Act of 1925 and give us back the right to appeal to the Supreme Court. That’s the system given to us by James Madison.
Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, has stepped back from public life. She served as a visiting federal appeals court judge.
Civil rights groups are expressing outrage over a recent Supreme Court ruling that could make it harder for Native Americans in North Dakota to vote.
Frivolous is the word that judges and lawyers use to shut down disability rights, including the right to vote and the right to be a candidate, not to mention the right to walk on a sidewalk without it being full of snow and ice piles.
Carol Anderson’s new book takes a close look at the legal history of the meaning of “one person, one vote” in America since Shelby County v. Holder ruling.
North Dakota passed a law that will stop homeless Native Americans from voting due to lack of proof of residency. The whole episode is a tragedy.
Court temporarily blocked order forcing Commerce Secretary to be questioned this week over decision to add citizenship question to the 2020 census.