A teacher at Denton High School in Texas asked students to write a report demonstrating different sentence structures. They could write about anything they wanted, said Dewey Christian. But when Marshall Williams turned in a report on attending a gun show in Fort Worth, Christian said he was giving him a zero because of the topic. A spokesman for the school district told local media that, after the boy's mother complained, the teacher accepted the paper and apologized to Williams.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
"Anyone, regardless of age, accused of such disgraceful actions will be charged accordingly."
The Justice Department says Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas were killed in an operation based on a fraudulent warrant triggered by a false report to police.
You might want to think twice about putting that new gun on your credit card.
The senator from Massachusetts thinks more Americans should join the military. Why?