North Dakota is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Native American tribe over the state’s voter identification requirements.
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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.
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and Public Counsel, law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips will make opening statements today in a federal trial.
We are pleased that the Supreme Court will rehear two important cases concerning gerrymandering on the eve of the upcoming 2020 redistricting cycle.
Today the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear arguments in a challenge to North Carolina’s 2016 congressional redistricting plan.
It is time to demand change and this begins with staging mass protests against the Citizens United decision and the system of election campaign financing in America. Our freedoms and our rights hang in the balance.
As Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recovers from recent surgery for early stage lung cancer, two new films are paying tribute to her life and accomplishments.
The advantage of having U.S. Supreme Court panels all across the nation is that we would restore access to the highest court instead of having little fiefdom courts that try to avoid imposing Supreme Court precedents.
Attorneys outlined “seismic” results if the ruling stands: Tribe members would be exempt from state taxes and could impose taxes on non-Native business.
The Supreme Court is a non-partisan institution, no one doubts it has an election impact. But what exactly does the data tell us about that relationship?
Common Cause v. Rucho case asks the U.S. Supreme Court to agree that North Carolina’s congressional map is an illegal partisan gerrymander.