The Washington Redskins and Asian rock band “The Slants” have one thing in common: A fight to register a trademark that may be considered offensive to some groups.
On June 26, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the state of Missouri could not deny a scrap tire grant to an entity on the sole grounds of them being church.
What seems like a straight-forward question was complicated recently by a decision from the Utah Supreme Court. Police procedure for a standard traffic stop generally has the officer pulling you over upon seeing you commit some motor vehicle infraction, asking for your license, registration, and proof of insurance. States with…
The Georgia Supreme Court reminded the taxicab industry that their medallions do not confer an exclusive right to their occupation.
Most of the headlines were in a similar fashion to “BREAKING NEWS: A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from so-called “sanctuary cities.” (headline courtesy of WTMJ4) Just the idea of withholding federal funding from “sanctuary cities” makes the majority of conservatives salivate….
It’s important to understand that while the government should provide a mechanism for citizens to seek redress through due process, it’s also important to understand that the courts are not at liberty to modify law.