Despite today's ruling, the photo ID law will not be in effect because a federal judge blocked it earlier this year. Importantly, the state court changed a provision that would help voters get an ID for free.
A revised version of the USA FREEDOM Act, introduced today by Sen. Patrick Leahy, would prohibit bulk collection of Americans' business records and increase transparency and accountability in surveillance.
A significant new barrage of campaign ads hit Tennessee airwaves this week targeting three state Supreme Court justices up for retention. The politically-charged ads calls the impartiality of Tennessee's court into question.
At a Capitol Hill briefing today, U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) joined an expert panel of witnesses to discuss solutions to end the disenfranchisement of individuals with past criminal convictions.
In this new study, the Brennan Center interviewed more than 20 chief judges, court administrators, and practitioners and found that judicial vacancies are causing significant case delays and unmanageable caseloads in district courts.
The NSA and FBI monitored the e-mails of prominent Muslim American leaders and attorneys, according to documents revealed by Edward Snowden, including the head of the largest American Muslim civil rights group.