Washington Battles Over Extending Eviction Ban
The federal government is trying to figure out how to deal with the eviction moratorium.
11 Aug
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Washington Battles Over Extending Eviction Ban »

During the COVID-19 shutdown, the federal government imposed a national eviction moratorium. Because so many Americans were suddenly out of work, landlords were Read more…

SCOTUS Upholds Arizona Voting Restrictions
Interior of the United States Supreme Court; Credit: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
7 Jul
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

SCOTUS Upholds Arizona Voting Restrictions »

In 1965, the Voting Rights Act was passed. This law was created to remove barriers set up to prevent African American voters from Read more…

The Electoral College Goes to Court
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19 May
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

The Electoral College Goes to Court »

You might never have thought about the Electoral College until the 2016 presidential election, when Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton despite the fact Read more…

Supreme Court to Rule on School Choice
Full-length view of the United States Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.
28 Jan
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Supreme Court to Rule on School Choice »

If a student wishes to attend a private parochial (religious) school rather than his or her public school, who should pay for it: Read more…

A New Battle in Church vs State
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13 Mar
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

A New Battle in Church vs State »

You probably know that the First Amendment to the Constitution requires the separation of church and state. But what exactly does that mean? Read more…

Mental Illness and the Death Penalty
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26 Feb
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Mental Illness and the Death Penalty »

Among the most controversial issues in the United States today is the use of the death penalty. And that issue gets even murkier Read more…

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court
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9 Oct
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court »

On Saturday, October 6, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the United States Supreme Court, after weeks of concerns surrounding sexual assault accusations made Read more…

Kavanaugh Faces Serious Accusations
The United State Capitol remains the focus of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings this week. Credit: Phil Roeder/Moment/Getty Images
26 Sep
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Kavanaugh Faces Serious Accusations »

Ever since Trump announced Brett Kavanaugh as his pick for new Supreme Court justice to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy in early July, Read more…

Kennedy Retires from Supreme Court
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3 Jul
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Kennedy Retires from Supreme Court »

Last week, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announced his upcoming retirement from the United States Supreme Court. Here, Election Central takes a look at Read more…

Court Challenges Workers’ Rights
Aerial view of the Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.
30 May
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Court Challenges Workers’ Rights »

Karl Marx once said, “Workers of the world, unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.” But thanks to a Supreme Court Read more…

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