Post Tagged with: "SCOTUS"

What is Martial Law?

What is Martial Law?

By Reganne Hardy, Staff Writer. On February 24, 2022, Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky invoked martial law over the entire country for thirty days.[1] In President Zelenesky’s decree, the military and Ministry of Internal Affairs are to uphold the law of Ukraine to maintain public safety and Ukraine’s interests.[2] The Ministry of Internal […]

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Staunchly Structured SCOTUS – Is There a Better Way?

By: Rachel Pressdee, Staff Writer   During a period of time when the news has been bleak and heartbreaking, some of our hearts skipped a beat upon reading the terrifying headline; “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized . . .”[1]  Of course, everyone received the same piece of news. However, not everyone […]

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Summer SCOTUS Roundup: Playgrounds and Free Exercise in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer

  By Kyle Steenland, Associate Editor Good news for religious organizations hoping to utilize state offered grants and subsidies; not so good news for those opposed to the potential of taxpayer dollars going to religious institutions. A recent Supreme Court decision, with seven justices for and two against, ruled that […]

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Summer SCOTUS Roundup: First Amendment, Sex Offenders, and Social Media in Packingham v. North Carolina

  By Karissa Murphy, Executive Editor In 2002, Lester Packingham, a 21-year-old college student, became a registered sex offender after pleading guilty to taking indecent liberties with a child — having sex with a 13-year-old girl.[1] In 2010, Packingham logged onto his personal Facebook account and posted a statement celebrating […]

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