Packingham v. North Carolina: A New (Digital) Age for SCOTUS

Packingham v. North Carolina: A New (Digital) Age for SCOTUS

“God is Good!” Lester Packingham posted on Facebook, celebrating the dismissal of a traffic ticket. As soon as a Durham police officer saw that post, he arrested Packingham. The crime? Packingham was a registered sex offender and, in North Carolina, registered sex offenders may not access any internet website that could facilitate communication between the…

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Highly Confused: Marijuana Businesses Under Trump

“Good people don’t smoke marijuana.” “[Marijuana] is a very real danger.” “We need grown-ups in charge in Washington to say marijuana is not the kind of thing that ought to be legalized.” Those are all quotes from Trump’s Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions, who has obvious concerns about the legalization of marijuana. In his confirmation…

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Year in Review: Top Three SCOTUS Quotations in 2015

The Supreme Court of the United States changed the legal and historical landscape by significant margins this past year. Rather than follow the herd of other bloggers with an analysis of the top opinions, I will simply give you what I consider to be the best quotations from SCOTUS in 2015. Our Supreme Court justices…

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