Arnold Schwarzenegger and Barack Obama don’t agree on much—but they’ve both turned gerrymandering into their main political cause for the years ahead.
State and local governments are among the groups that have objected to the Census asking about citizenship status.
Lawmakers are looking at a California law that just went into effect this month.
The court on Monday asked for the U.S. government to submit views on an Alabama case.
A social media page can be the equivalent of a public meeting, a federal appellate court found for the first time last week.
California and Massachusetts standards for the confinement of livestock have drawn opposition from other states.
ANALYSIS | It likely won’t rule partisan gerrymandering unconstitutional. Instead, it may disallow independent redistricting commissions.
It’s one of several legal battles over the Trump administration’s controversial decision to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census.
States and localities argue the U.S. Supreme Court should use the case of the 40-foot cross to provide “clear guidance” on war memorials that use religious motifs.
In this case involving a juvenile on probation, the court found a “narrowly tailored” limit on social media use was legal for rehabilitation purposes.
ANALYSIS | Roughly half of the state could be designated as reservation land. No one’s sure what that would mean for Native inmates whose crimes occurred within those boundaries.
Local governments would have three years to find space for youths elsewhere, space a recent UCLA Law School report argues already exists.
One FTC commissioner thinks that’s a possibility as the Trump administration returns to a laissez-faire approach toward mergers and acquisitions.
Oral arguments in the case of Terance Martez Gamble v. United States of America are scheduled for Thursday.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals says the financial resources director position falls under a special exception.
The case's outcome may help clarify how constitutional limits on criminal fines and "asset forfeitures" apply to states and localities.
“This is the epitome of the failed big government system, the criminal justice system,” said the senior vice president of Koch Industries, an advocate in the fight to expunge and seal criminal records.
The case concerns whether the ban is prohibited by federal law.
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