Armed Career Criminals: Is the holding that the “residual clause” of the Armed Career Criminal Act was unconstitutional retroactive?

Mar 29, 2016 By: Molly McNulty

In Johnson v. U.S., the Supreme Court held that imposing an increased sentence under the ACCA’s residual clause violates the Constitution’s guarantee of due process

ALR: Validity, Construction, and Application of 18 U.S.C.A. § 844(h)(1)

Apr 10, 2014 By: ALR

Section 844(h)(1) of the U.S. Criminal Code proscribes the use of fire or an explosive to commit any federal felony, and may carry a mandatory minimum penalty of 10 years’ imprisonment.

2012 to 2013 A.L.R. United States Supreme Court Review

Apr 3, 2014 By: ALR

The United States Supreme Court, in its 2012 to 2013 term, addressed many diverse issues, ranging from abortion and birth control to woods and forests.

ALR: Validity of Grandparent Visitation Statutes

Mar 27, 2014 By: ALR

The Supreme Court of Alabama held that a grandparent visitation statute violated the fundamental due process rights of parents and therefore was unenforceable

ALR: Right of Plaintiffs Winning Preliminary Injunction to Attorney’s Fees Under 42 U.S.C.A. § 1988(b)

Mar 20, 2014 By: ALR

This American Law Reports annotation collects and discusses all of the cases which addressed the right of plaintiffs that have obtained a preliminary injunction to attorney’s fees under 42 U.S.C.A. § 1988.

New ALR: School’s Violation of Student’s Substantive Due Process Rights by Suspending or Expelling Student

Jan 29, 2014 By: ALR

New ALR: School’s Violation of Student’s Substantive Due Process Rights by Suspending or Expelling Student