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  • October 3, 2007 6:17 pm | By Judith Schaeffer

    Today at the Supreme Court: Is New York’s Method of Electing Judges Constitutional?

    This morning, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in a significant case involving the selection of trial court judges in New York, NY Board of Elections v. Torres. At issue is the constitutionality of New York state's highly controversial system…

  • September 28, 2007 6:07 pm | By Judith Schaeffer

    Court to Consider Constitutionality of Indiana’s Voter ID Law

    This week, the Supreme Court added 17 more cases to the 26 it has already agreed to hear during its upcoming term, which starts on Monday, October 1. Among the newly-added cases is one that is likely to have far-reaching…

  • September 25, 2007 6:06 pm | By Judith Schaeffer

    PFAW Foundation Files Amicus Brief in Federal Express v. Holowecki

    On September 24, 2007, People For the American Way Foundation, along with AARP, the National Employment Lawyers Association, the National Women's Law Center, the National Partnershipship for Women and Families, and the Asian American Justice Center, filed an amicus curiae…

  • September 19, 2007 6:04 pm | By Judith Schaeffer

    Toobin’s Take

    Court watcher Jeffrey Toobin is launching his new book, The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court, with a round of media interviews. Asked by Time about "the impact of the two new Bush Justices, John Roberts and…

  • September 17, 2007 6:02 pm | By Judith Schaeffer

    Coming Up at the Court: Preview of Key Supreme Court Cases in the New Term

    The first day of October will be the first day of the Supreme Court’s new term, and the justices have already chosen to hear several cases that may well be decided by narrow majorities, as Scalia and Thomas have been…

  • August 25, 2007 8:36 pm | By Judith Schaeffer

    PFAWF Files Amicus Brief in Church-State Case

    People For the American Way Foundation today joined a number of other religious liberty groups, including the ACLU and Americans United for Separation of Church and State, as well as the American Federation of Teachers, in filing an amicus curiae…