A federal appeals court today upheld a Virginia law requiring voters to show photo identity cards at the polls, despite objections from minorities, young voters
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Is Alcoholism Deportable Offense?
Is an alcoholic innately lacking in good moral character and thus someone who should be deported? That’s a question an 11-judge federal appeals panel with
Tucson Gets Shot to Save Hybrid Election System
Tucson’s system for electing city council members, declared unconstitutional in November, will get a second chance at survival in an order Wednesday by the 9th
Tucson Council Election System Unconstitutional
Tucson’s hybrid system of electing city council members has been declared unconstitutional because it gives unfair advantage to Democrats over Republicans, a federal appeals court ruled.
Online Privacy Trumps Fair Trial Rights
Online privacy rights trump fair trial and equal protection rights for users of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, a California state appeals court ruled Tuesday. Two defendants
Civil Rights Retrial Over Black Inmates’ Lockdown
An African-American inmate at Corcoran State Prison won reinstatement of his civil rights claims for injuries after violent incidents involving inmates and guards resulted in