Does the principle of “One Person, One Vote” permit states to use total population rather than total voter population when apportioning legislative districts?
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Did Proposition 106 violate the Elections Clause of the US Constitution by removing congressional districting power from the state legislature?
Does a conviction of threatening another person under 18 USC §875(c) require proof of the defendant’s subjective intent to threaten?
Can an employer be held liable under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for refusing to hire an applicant based on a religious observance or practice if the employer did not have direct knowledge that a religious accommodation was required?
Can a state make it a crime for a driver to refuse to take a test to detect alcohol in the driver’s blood?
Does a law that prohibits candidates for judicial office from personally asking for campaign funds violate the First Amendment?
Can an officer extend an already completed traffic stop for a canine sniff without reasonable suspicion?
Does DAPA (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents) violate the Immigration and Nationality Act and therefore the Take Care Clause of the Constitution?
Two position papers address the question in the 2016 Supreme Court case Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt: Is a Texas law imposing certain requirements on abortion clinics unconstitutional?
The right to vote is a fundamental right, protected by the U.S. Constitution. But there are limits to this right, and states can establish reasonable restrictions on time, place, and manner of voting. This deliberation lesson sets up the question of whether states should require a photo ID to vote at the polls.