Legislation Posts

US Supreme Court to Consider Travel Ban

Supreme Court Takes Up Travel Ban Case, and Allows Parts to Go Ahead (“The Supreme Court cleared the way on Monday for President Trump to prohibit the entry of some people into the United States from countries he deems dangerous, but the justices imposed strict limits on Mr. Trump’s travel ban while they examine the scope of presidential power over the border.”)

US Supreme Court Strikes Sex Offender Social Media Ban

US Supreme Court Strikes Down North Carolina Sex Offender Social Media Ban (“The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned a North Carolina law prohibiting registered sex offenders from using Facebook or other social networking sites that minors can join.”)

A New GOP Bill Would Make It Virtually Impossible to Sue the Police

A New GOP Bill Would Make It Virtually Impossible to Sue the Police (“Keeping with the Trump administration’s law-and-order rhetoric, Republicans in the House and Senate recently introduced a bill they’re calling the Back the Blue Act of 2017… The bill would create new federal crimes, impose federal police over the will of local officials and voters and shield police officers from virtually any civil liability, even in cases of egregious misconduct.”)