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RoevWade
Case Explainer

Roe v. Wade (Decision January 22, 1973)

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.

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McCoyv
Case Explainer

McCoy v. Louisiana (Argument January 17, 2018)

Did McCoy’s lawyer have the right to overrule McCoy’s choice to plead innocent?

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TexasvNewMexico
Case Explainer

Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado (Argument January 8, 2018)

Texas argues New Mexico is violating a 1938 agreement that allocates usage of the Rio Grande River water. New Mexico argues Texas doesn’t have a case. Will the Supreme Court dismiss it?

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BushvGore
Case Explainer

Remember when? Bush v. Gore, 17 years ago today

Case Explainer Infographic: In Bush v. Gore (2000) the Supreme Court ruled that Florida’s plan for recounting votes for the 2000 Presidential election was unconstitutional. 

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