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- Wisconsin Voter ID Law Struck Down-What Could That Mean For Virginia?
A strict Voter ID law was struck down in Wisconsin, just as Virginia prepares to implement its own similar law.
- Judge Strikes Down Teacher Tenure in California
California education employment codes found unconstitutional. Tenure struck down.
- Voter ID Law Strike Down a Victory for Justice
When a federal judge ruled that a voter ID law citing it violated the U.S. Constitutionís guarantee of equal protection, they upheld the rights of all in the face of political motives.
- Supreme Court Upholds Michigan Ban on Affirmative Action
A common law system (one where previous court opinions define the meaning of the law) can be very useful. It can also result in some rather bizarre arguments being taken seriously, and even garnering the support of some members of the Supreme Court. Case in point: the plaintiffs position in Schuette v BAMN which the Supreme Court decided this week.
- Taxpayer Standing Can Provide a Bulwark Against Government Overreach in California
In California any taxpayer can bring a lawsuit to stop the implementation of a law that she believes is unconstitutional provided that she is a resident taxpayer of the area affected and public funds will be spent to implement the challenged law.
- Shelby County v. Holder and the Constitutionality of Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act
Appeals Lawyers Analyze Shelby County v. Holder and the Constitutionality of Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act.
- 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to Decide a Major Occupational Licensing Case
Appeals lawyers assess Underwood v. Mackay - whether occupational licensing applicants must submit to all licensing procedures and be denied a license before they can challenge the constitutionality of those procedures in court.
- The Unfortunate Rise of Civil Asset Forfeiture
The rise of civil asset forfeiture as a means of increasing government revenues.
- California Cities May Soon Snub the Constitution by Seizing Underwater Mortgages
Eminent domain lawyers analyze California cities seizing underwater mortgages through eminent domain.
- What Does the Law Say About Using Someone's Webcam or Computer Microphone to Spy on Them?
In our modern, connected age, it seems everyone has a tablet or laptop computer that they use on a daily basis. These computers usually have built in webcams and microphones which, while very useful for legitimate purposes like video calls, can also be a vehicle for embarrassment, identity theft, and spying on your most intimate moments. So, what does the law have to say about using someone's webcam or computer microphone to spy on them?