Nevada Senator Harry Reid will meet with Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland TODAY, March 17, 2016 at 4 p.m. in room S.224 of the Capitol. Photo by Senate Democrats on Flickr.
17 Mar 2016

Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee Has Mixed Record on Civil Liberties

President Obama’s United States Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, has a mixed record when it comes to civil liberties and national security cases.

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Supreme Court
26 Jan 2016

Juveniles In Prison For Life Without Parole Given New Hope For Freedom

The United States Supreme Court determined juvenile offenders serving life sentences for homicides without parole should be granted the opportunity to “show their crime did not reflect irreparable corruption.” The decision clarified a ruling issued in the 2012 case Miller v. Alabama, which prohibited life without parole sentences for juveniles who

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Sony Ericsson cell phone (via Photography Andreas on Flickr)
18 Sep 2015

U.S. Government Fights Ruling Requiring Warrant For Cell-Site Location Data

A federal appeals court ruled in August the government needs a warrant to seek and inspect cell-site location information or else the government is violating the Fourth Amendment. Now, the government has requested the appeals court reconsider its decision. In a filing [PDF], the government chastises the Fourth Circuit Court

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