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26 Jun 2013, 2:47 pm
UPDATED ON JUNE 26, 2013: In a landmark decision penned by Justice Kennedy, in which Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan joined (Justices Roberts, Scalia, Thomas, and Alito dissenting), the United States Supreme Court held that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional as a violation of equal protection pursuant to the Fifth Amendment in the case United States v. [read post]
14 Mar 2008, 4:10 am
UNITED STATES, No. 09-102JUSTICE KENNEDY delivered the opinion of the Court, joined by Justices Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer, and ClintonJust seven years ago, this Court proclaimed: "Liberty protects the person from unwarranted government intrusions into a dwelling or other private places. [read post]
17 Jun 2013, 8:33 am by Mike Gottlieb
United States raised a longstanding controversy in criminal law regarding the method of proof that the Sixth Amendment requires to impose a mandatory minimum sentence. [read post]