The Supreme Court ruled on the historical Roe v Wade case in 1973. The ruling deemed access to safe, legal abortion was a fundamental right under the US Constitution. But, when can the state ban abortions because of a concern for prenatal life? Check out our latest post and explainer infographic for details.
The appeals court had dismissed Charmaine Hamer’s appeal because it said the court was strictly bound by a filing deadline rule. The Supreme Court decided the rule is not a “jurisdictional” rule, so the court can work around it if necessary. Hamer wins.
Two Pennsylvania racetracks merged to build a “racino” (race track + casino). The surviving company couldn’t get the permit and filed for bankruptcy. Can the company that sold out of the deal keep its distance, or will bankruptcy law take suspicion?