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.

Hot Docs: Appeals court says no one to blame but the foster child

Mar 22, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

In a recent ruling, the 11th Circuit held that social workers who had placed a foster child with known sexual issues in the home with a 5-year-old qualified for immunity

Life, liberty, and Facebook?

Mar 22, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

A lawsuit filed in February is claiming that Facebook owed the plaintiff due process under the Fourteenth Amendment before closing his Facebook page.