Supreme Court Makes New Ruling About Campaign Contributions

Supreme Court Makes New Ruling About Campaign Contributions

The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that certain limits on federal campaign contributions should be eliminated. It is feared that money will play an even more influential role in American politics because of this ruling. This recent Supreme Court decision of the court is regarded as a continuation of the Citizens United […]

Political Campaigns Big Bucks Bonanza

Political Campaigns Big Bucks Bonanza

The decision announced by the Supreme Court of the United States sets up a potential bonanza of big bucks for political campaign war chests in the next election cycle. Speaking for the majority in the five to four decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, Chief Justice John Roberts stated that the cap on contributions […]

Supreme Court to Hear Appeal Over Death Row Inmate IQ

Supreme Court to Hear Appeal Over Death Row Inmate IQ

The Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday over the appeal of death row inmate Freddie Lee Hall. ¬†Hall claims he is exempt from the death penalty because he is mentally disabled, despite testing above 70 on most of the IQ tests he has taken. A 70 is the maximum IQ for mental disability in Florida, […]