SCOTUS finds against Arizona again in voter citizenship law

Jun 18, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

In the recent Arizona v. The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona ruling, the Supreme Court sided with the federal government against Arizona in deciding whose voting laws reign supreme.

SCOTUS rules federal sentencing guidelines change after commission of crime to be Ex Post Facto violation

Jun 12, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Supreme Court held in Peugh v. U.S. this week that changes in non-mandatory sentencing guidelines after the commission of a crime was a violation of the Post Ex Facto clause.

In allowing DNA sampling without a warrant, Justice Kennedy proves to be the definitive swing vote

Jun 4, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Supreme Court ruled on Maryland v. King this week, holding that individuals arrested and held in police custody can be validly subjected to DNA sampling without a warrant.

The five most anticipated cases awaiting a SCOTUS decision next month

May 31, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Supreme Court’s current term wraps up at the end of June. In this post, we’ll be highlighting the five most anticipated cases that the Court will be issuing decisions on next month.

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