Plates and Speech

May 17, 2024 USGOPO 0

Is Offensive Speech OK on License Plates? In a recent Supreme Court hearing, the justices heard a case out of Texas involving personalized license plates. […]

Citizens United Cartoon

May 8, 2024 USGOPO 0

Political Cartoon. The Citizens United ruling was a landmark decision on American politics. It transformed the power of parties, candidates, and corporations and union. In […]

Marbury v. Madison (1803)

April 17, 2024 USGOPO 0

First Exercise of Judicial Review.  On this day in 1803, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in Marbury v. Madison.  It is perhaps the most […]

C-SPAN and Precedents

March 14, 2024 USGOPO 0

C-Span’s Supreme Court Page. C-Span’s Supreme Court page is a wealth of information on the Court, it’s members, and how the Court functions. Peruse the […]

Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)

March 10, 2024 USGOPO 0

Supreme Court Case. “If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you,” goes the famed Miranda warning. This wasn’t always the case. […]