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18 May 2021, 11:13 am by Mark C. Niles
Congress was motivated by evidence that state and local governments were not protecting the rights of Black citizens (both formerly enslaved people and others), particularly in the former Confederate States of America. [read post]
16 May 2021, 9:01 pm by Austin Sarat
Payne is well known among those on death row in the United States because he was the plaintiff in an infamous Supreme Court case, Payne v. [read post]
14 May 2021, 7:10 am by Arturo Jara
Notable Cast: Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, and Will Dalton.Director: Jeff NicholsYear: 2016IMDB Rating: 7.0/10Memorable Quote: “You realize this case could alter the Constitution of the United States? [read post]
6 May 2021, 12:23 pm by Joshua Braver
§ 2383 provides: Whoever incites, sets on foot, assists, or engages in any rebellion or insurrection against the authority of the United States or the laws thereof, or gives aid or comfort thereto, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both; and shall be incapable of holding any office under the United States. [read post]
4 May 2021, 4:23 pm by Sandy Levinson
  He wanted to lead an independent Lakota Sioux Nation, a juridical equal to the United States of America (and with no duty to take account of a subordinate entity like Montana or South Dakota). [read post]
3 May 2021, 8:03 am by Ekow Yankah
United States – which the Supreme Court will hear on Tuesday in the final argument of its 2020-21 term – packs so many swirling issues of great importance into an absurdly little case, it can hardly be believed. [read post]
30 Apr 2021, 1:42 pm by John Floyd
  This backdrop about life sentences in the United States brings us to a recent decision by the U.S. [read post]
29 Apr 2021, 11:07 am by Josh Blackman
United States , 368 U.S. 208, 229, 82 S.Ct. 289, 7 L.Ed.2d 240 (1961) (Black, J., dissenting). [read post]