(PHILADELPHIA) -- Three Philadelphia school teachers filed a proposed class action lawsuit on August 18 against the School District of Philadelphia, accusing the district of violating their First Amendment rights after they protested against asbestos in the school.Ethan Tannen and Carolyn Gray, who are... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics (CREW), a Washington-based watchdog group, on Wednesday filed a lawsuit on behalf of a handful of voters seeking to bar former President Donald Trump from the 2024 ballot in Colorado under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment based... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics, a Washington-based watchdog group, on Wednesday filed a lawsuit seeking to bar former President Donald Trump from the 2024 ballot in Colorado under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment based on his alleged involvement in the Jan.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Donald Trump is weighing in on a brewing legal battle over whether he should have access to the ballot in 2024.While he has denied all wrongdoing, a growing number of conservative scholars have raised the constitutional argument that Trump's efforts to overturn the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia on Sunday said that he believes a strong legal argument can be made to use the 14th Amendment to remove former President Donald Trump from the ballot in 2024, citing Trump's actions related to the Jan.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Efforts to keep former President Donald Trump off the 2024 ballot under the 14th Amendment are gaining momentum as election officials in key states are preparing for or starting to respond to legal challenges to Trump's candidacy.The argument to disqualify Trump from... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The judge overseeing special counsel Jack Smith's Jan. 6 case against former President Donald Trump says Trump has a right to free speech -- but it's not absolute.Judge Tanya Chutkan is hearing arguments Friday morning on the terms of a protective order... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Congressional Democrats on Thursday unveiled a new push to make the Equal Rights Amendment part of the Constitution.Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri introduced a joint resolution stating the gender-equality measure has met ratification requirements and should... Read More.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- An amendment that would create a constitutional right to an abortion in Ohio came one step closer to a vote on Wednesday, as proponents of abortion access submitted nearly twice the number of signatures needed for the measure to appear on... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned the conviction of an online stalker from Colorado, tightening the standard by which threats made on social media can be punished as crimes.Justice Elena Kagan, writing for a 7-2 majority, said the "the First Amendment still requires... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An “Abolition Amendment” was introduced in Congress last week that would eliminate the so-called slavery loophole in the U.S. Constitution.Ratified in 1865, the 13th Amendment abolished slavery and involuntary servitude in the United States, “except as punishment for crime.” That exception... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the nation heads toward a potential default, possibly as soon as June 1, President Joe Biden is facing pressure from some Democrats to use the 14th Amendment to unilaterally raise the debt ceiling.With time growing short, Biden was asked again Sunday... Read More.