Make a threat on Facebook, go to jail. Where does the First Amendment stop and criminal assault begin? We talk to UW Law School professor Shubha Ghosh about the US Supreme Court’s decision to hear arguments in Elonis vs. United States.
A slew of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions have many scratching their heads. Including some justices on the court itself. UW Law School’s Brad Snyder tells us about the history and influence of dissenting decisions on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Georgia State University law professor Tim Kuhner, author of Capitalism v. Democracy: Money in Politics and the Free Market Constitution, joins 8 O’Clock Buzz host Aaron Perry to discuss the influence of money in politics and conditions that have corrupted American democracy.
When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the legality of health insurance subsidies in states with federally-run exchanges, it not only prevented millions of Americans from effectively losing their insurance, but also gave a major win to the Obama administration on its signature legislation.
A federal trial over Wisconsin’s voter ID law is garnering national attention and could set a historic precedent for equal rights.
MADISON (WORT) — State Rep. Lisa Subeck introduced a resolution that will let the people of Wisconsin weigh in on whether the U.S. Congress should take up a constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United case. Dylan Brogan reports.