Tag:U.S. Constitution

10th Circuit Says Passport Revocation for Unpaid Taxes is Constitutional

Americans who owe back taxes of five figures or more might not be able to travel with a passport after a July 20 opinion from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

U.S. Justices End Florist Fight to Discriminate Against Gay Couple on Religious Grounds

The Supreme Court, on a July 2 divided vote, passed on deciding whether a private business can discriminate against LGBTQ customers.

Supreme Court Warns Public Schools Against Efforts to Regulate Student Speech Away From Campus

The Supreme Court ruled in late June that public schools have little authority to regulate teenagers’ off campus social media posts.

Supreme Court Passes On States’ Spat Over Columbia River Coal Export Terminal

On June 28, the Supreme Court denied a request by Montana and Wyoming to sue Washington over state authority to block a coal export terminal.

Supreme Court: Mandatory Union Organizer Visits Are “Takings”

A Supreme Court decision deemed labor union organizer visits to farmlands are takings. It may indicate continued hostility for negotiations.

Appeals Judges Put Hold on Lower Court Ruling Finding Constitutional Right to Possess, Carry Combat-Style Firearms

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals stayed a ruling that California’s ban on assault weapons violates the Second Amendment.

Court Opinions – Jul 06, 2020

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners v. Polis In recent decades, Colorado has been the setting of two of the nation’s most notorious mass shootings: Columbine High...

10th Circuit Hears Case on Freedom of Presidential Electors

Three presidential electors have sued the Colorado Department of State in an attempt to strike down a state law requiring them to vote for...