On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Florida death row inmate’s sentencing was unconstitutional. Timothy Lee Hurst, who was convicted of a gruesome 1998 murder, found his sentence overturned after the high court discovered that a judge handed down the fatal ruling instead of a jury. CNN reports: The 8-1 ruling came in […]
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The Supreme Court could deal a major blow to public employee unions if justices decide that forcing non-members to support organized labor is a violation of the First Amendment, according to The New York Times.
As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver his final State of the Union Address on Tuesday evening, NewsOne reflects on some of his past speeches.
The top judge in Alabama has announced an order to the state’s probate judges not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. This comes after the United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages across the nation last year. Chief Justice Roy S. Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court issued the administrative order on Wednesday, citing […]
The decisions that the Supreme Court justices make in these cases could have huge and negative impacts on our voting power as well as our chances at college admission.
The Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of Evenwel v. Abbott, in which two Texas voters are challenging the current practice of using the total population to create voting districts and not the number of eligible voters.
Every person deserves to be counted and given equal protection, not just some of us.
Forget about Syria. According to Slate.com, the most dangerous religious extremists originate from inside the borders of the United States. They can migrate across state lines from North and South Carolina to other areas of the United States without being scrutinized. Slate.com reported, that out of the “27 fatal terror attacks inflicted in this country since […]
The US Supreme Court presides over birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act for the fourth time while New Yorkers are on edge after this morning’s Penn Station shooting.
NewsOne’s Top 5 gives you a quick rundown of the viral stories we’re talking about today. So This Happened: White Man Allegedly Bombs Miss. Walmart…