Stories tagged: unconstitutional
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that an FBI watchlist of more than 1 million “known or suspected terrorists” violates the constitutional rights of U.S. citizens in the database.
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 10:38 a.m.
All four were inmates at Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women. A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the state prison in central Virginia is failing to provide adequate medical care and …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 10:50 p.m.
A split Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that sentencing juveniles convicted of murder to life in prison without parole is unconstitutional.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 4:31 p.m.
A federal judge Wednesday again threw out Texas’ voter ID requirements that she previously compared to a “poll tax” on minorities, dealing another court setback to state Republican leaders over …
Thu., July 8, 2010, 2:23 p.m.
The federal law banning gay marriage is unconstitutional because it interferes with the right of a state to define the institution and therefore denies married gay couples some federal benefits, …
Sun., April 13, 1997
DECISIONS A panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld California’s ban on preferences based on race or gender. A U.S. District judge ruled the line-item veto is unconstitional. …