Constitutional Law and Civil Rights

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State Net Capitol Journal Constitutional Rights Updates: US High Court Eliminates 'Golden Week'
Posted on 7 Oct 2014 by State Net

Ohio's "Golden Week" — a five-day interval at the beginning of the state's early voting period when eligible residents can both register and cast ballots — fell by the wayside last week, when the U.S. Supreme Court granted... Read More

Nation’s Highest Court Must Reverse Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Equal Protection Decision
Posted on 6 Aug 2013 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley, President and Chief Operating Officer of Mountain States Legal Foundation A western nonprofit, public-interest legal foundation has urged the Supreme Court of the United States to reverse a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals... Read More

Disparate Impact to Supreme Court Again?
Posted on 25 Jun 2014 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Michael W. Skojec, Bryan J. Harrison, Christopher J. Willis, and John L. Culhane, Jr. Yet another Fair Housing Act disparate impact case may find its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. After losing on appeal at the Fifth Circuit in March, the Texas... Read More