When Connecticut's Wolcott High School held a "Day of Silence" to promote tolerance of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people, student Seth Groody wore a T-shirt with a rainbow with a slash through it on one side and a male and a female stick figure holding hands on the other. School officials forced him to take the shirt off and gave him another to wear.
"You have a situation where a person owed $8 and lost their house. I mean, how is that equitable?" asked Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein.
A Michigan Man Underpaid His Property Taxes By $8.41. The County Seized His Property, Sold It—and Kept the Profits.
A state law allows counties to effectively steal homes over unpaid taxes and keep the excess revenue for their own budgets.
A newspaper staffed by the country's most famous journalism school says it shouldn't have covered a Jeff Sessions event.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.