Today in 1925: SCOTUS begins to use substantive due process to establish fundamental rights

Jun 1, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

On June 1, 1925, the Supreme Court ruled in Pierce v. Society of Sisters, invalidating an Oregon law against private schools, and first establishing fundamental rights through substantive due process.

Post-oral arguments Arizona v. U.S. prediction update

Apr 26, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

On Wednesday, April 25, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arizona v. U.S., the Federal Government’s challenge to SB 1070. Here are my updated predictions.

“Sister Wives” family sues over constitutionality of anti-polygamy law

Jul 19, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Kody Brown and his four wives, stars of the TLC reality show “Sister Wives,” are suing in federal court to invalidate a Utah law that makes polygamy a felony.