Eleven cases were to be argued in the court's ornate marble courtroom during the two-week period beginning March 23, including the legal dispute over President Donald Trump's efforts to shield his tax returns and other financial documents from three congressional committees and the Manhattan district attorney. The court postponed those arguments but has not yet said how they will be handled. That announcement also cast a cloud over how the court will issue decisions, which are normally announced in court when the justices take the bench. It's possible the rulings will simply be distributed in paper form and posted on the website, www.
10 Supreme Court Cases Every Teen Should Know
The nation's highest court has had plenty to say about everything from free speech at school to teenagers' rights in the legal system. For those of us on the outside, the U. Supreme Court can seem remote and mysterious. In a landmark case known as In re Gault "in re" is Latin for "in reference to" , which concerned the arrest of a year-old Arizona boy, the Court ruled that teenagers have distinct rights under the U. Prior to that, the law generally regarded children as the property of their parents. Tinker v.
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DETROIT AP — A man who has been in prison for nearly 50 years for murder when he was a teenager has won a major decision from the Michigan appeals court that should lead to his eventual release. Bennett, who was 17 when he fatally stabbed Vivian Berry, was automatically sentenced to life in prison without parole in But like hundreds of other convicted teens in Michigan, he was eligible for a new hearing based on U.
AP — A state appeals court has rejected arguments from a transgender teen that she shouldn't be forced to register as a sex offender because she has to register using her male name. The teen, identified as Ella in court documents, was adjudicated delinquent after she sexually assaulted a half-blind autistic boy in Shawano County in She was ordered to register as a sex offender using her male name. She argued that requirement violates her First Amendment right to freedom of expression as a woman so she shouldn't have to register.