A conservative law professor advised Donald Trump that Mike Pence could unilaterally overturn the 2020 election.
Despite what the media and politicians have said, that isn't how this works.
“The Supreme Court has repeatedly recognized the authority of the United States...to seek equitable relief to vindicate various federal interests and constitutional guarantees.”
Free speech and occupational licensing collide.
A precedent allowing federal officers to be held civilly liable for constitutional rights violations has come under fire.
Emergency OSHA rules are frequently struck down by courts.
The same legal ruse can be used against gun rights and other civil liberties, not just against abortion.
In his new book, the 83-year-old justice warns court-packing advocates to “think long and hard before embodying those changes in law.”
Only in extreme circumstances should a court come between a parent and their child.
Thwarted politicians rant, pout, and are outraged by anybody who pushes back.
California Court Rules Vegan Creamery Has First Amendment Right To Call Products 'Butter' and 'Cheese'
Who thought it was a good idea to give the government control over marketing?
The Court Order Approving Sanctions Against Sidney Powell Shows How Hastily She Assembled Her Kraken
A federal judge concluded that Powell and eight other pro-Trump lawyers who challenged Michigan's election results made frivolous arguments and treated evidence recklessly.
A little-known agreement allows police officers to seize packages at FedEx sorting centers.
The law just addresses use of individuals' data by private companies, carving out exceptions for government harvesting of data.
The Supreme Court will hear the case this fall.
The university's vaccine requirement will remain in force.
Biden Admits New CDC Eviction Moratorium Runs Counter to 'the Bulk of the Constitutional Scholarship'
The Supreme Court will likely rule against Biden’s executive gambit.
“New York enacted its firearm licensing requirements to criminalize gun ownership by racial and ethnic minorities.”
The fight over qualified immunity divides "conservative" judges on the 5th Circuit.
Thomas and Gorsuch Say Kelo Eminent Domain Ruling 'Was Wrong the Day It Was Decided' and 'Remains Wrong Today'
The controversial 2005 case "strayed from the Constitution," say Thomas and Gorsuch.
Sixteen years after Gonzales v. Raich, Thomas is back with another opinion criticizing the federal government’s marijuana ban.
First Amendment advocates prevailed in Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L.
Fourth Amendment advocates win big in Lange v. California.
Can a cop enter a suspect's home without a warrant if they're in pursuit and have probable cause to believe the suspect has committed a misdemeanor?
Doing the wrong thing at an off-campus party could lead to on-campus consequences.
The Supreme Court declines to hear arguments in Oliva v. Nivar.
Only students support extending the power to penalize speech, raising concerns about what they’re learning in school.
How pretextual traffic stops got the judicial stamp of approval.
Government officials who wield land grabs to pick economic winners and losers now want to use them to kill disfavored businesses.
“Our only job today, is to give the law’s terms their ordinary meanings and, in that small way, ensure that the federal government does not exceed its statutory license.”
The Supreme Court will hear arguments next term in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett.
The feds say they can paw through your phone and laptop any time you enter or leave the country.
Now 14 states have legislation explicitly protecting free speech on campus.
“An officer violates the Fourth Amendment if he shoots an unarmed, incapacitated suspect who is moving away from everyone present at the scene.”
“It is not the role of the executive—particularly the unelected administrative state—to dictate” the terms of criminal law, said the 6th Circuit.
"The application of physical force to the body with the intent to restrain is a seizure, even if the person does not submit and is not subdued."
“There was no immediate danger,” Sotomayor said, yet the police “decided on their own to go in and seize the gun.”
'If You Wear a Federal Badge, You Can Inflict Excessive Force on Someone With Little Fear of Liability,' Complains Judge Don Willett
A federal judge protests the Supreme Court’s “rights-without-remedies” Bivens doctrine.
More criminal defense lawyers, public defenders, and civil rights litigators may soon be appointed to the federal bench.
What to expect from Joe Biden’s pick for attorney general.
The unfolding legal saga of City of Hayward v. Stoddard-Nunez
Does the Fourth Amendment right to be free from unreasonable seizures include the right to be free from an unreasonable attempted seizure?
Fourth Amendment advocates prevail in Wingate v. Fulford.