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U.S. Supreme Court Decisions for May 1996

The full text of two recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions that could have far reaching effects are available via the Internet. Docket 94-1039, Romer, Governor of Colorado, et al. v. Evans et al. struck down part of the Colorado State Constitution that prevented the passage of new anti- discrimination laws against homosexuals. Docket 94-896, BMW of North America, Inc. v. Gore set standards for...
U.S. Federal Courts Finder

The U.S. Federal Courts Finder is a nicely done map-based "front page" to links to federal court opinions by district. Maintained at Emory University, the map indicates each federal district by number and color. At present, opinions are available for 2nd-7th, and 9th-11th Circuits. General information about maintenance of each page is provided at the top of each Circuit's page. Searching, as well...
ACLU Summary of the 1998-1999 Supreme Court Term

On June 28, the Supreme Court handed down its final rulings for the 1999 term in a flourish of historic decisions that included striking down a "partial-birth" abortion law, upholding by a 7-2 vote the Miranda decision, and according private organizations the right to exclude members whose known sexual orientation was considered to be at odds with the organization's values (see the June 30, 2000 ...
The Supreme Court Database

As important as the U.S. Supreme Court decisions are, accessing, reading, and deciphering them can be an arduous task. However, the Supreme Court Database can help relieving some of the difficulty with "SCDB Web 101". Visitors should click on "View the 101 Lessons" on the far right hand side of the page, to get started. There are four lessons, and they include "Running Your First Online...