An in-house promo on MSNBC shows a series of colorful shower curtains backed by a sappily whistled tune; the final curtain turns out to be not for a shower but for a voting booth — at which point prime-time All In host Chris Hayes says, "In America there are many ways to express yourself, but only one that counts. Speak out." The not-so-subtle message: vote or you have no voice. Sheldon Richman argues that of all the ways to express oneself, voting is the way that counts least.
“The Court usually reads statutes with a presumption of rationality and a presumption of constitutionality.”
Colorado Supreme Court Upholds a Decision That Forced a Teenager to Register As a Sex Offender for Swapping Nude Selfies
That result "may strike some as unfair," the court says, but it's what state law required at the time.
A solid majority of congressmen, including 41 Republicans, voted for a spending rider that bars the Justice Department from interfering with the legalization of cannabis for medical or recreational use.
The celebrated law professor lost his position as faculty dean after students demanded his firing.
Oberlin Has Been Ordered to Pay $44 Million in a Defamation Lawsuit. The Punishment Doesn't Fit the Crime.
A local bakery accused the college of defamation after students launched a public campaign against the store for racial profiling. Oberlin mounted a free speech defense.