Today in 1964: SCOTUS rules against closing schools to stop integration

May 25, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

On May 25, 1964, the Supreme Court ruled on Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward County, holding that a county may not close all public schools to stop school integration.

Court Time: SCOTUS continues to eviscerate human rights protections in court

Apr 25, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

In its recent Mohamad v. Palestinian Authority ruling, the Supreme Court continued its trend of shielding corporations and organizations from liability stemming from acts of torture.

Court Time: SCOTUS pulls a Citizens United on Kiobel

Mar 7, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Supreme Court recently rescheduled oral arguments for Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum so that it could expand the ruling’s scope, just as it did for Citizens United v. FEC.