SCOTUS: Justices Reject Broadening the So-Called “Community Caretaking Exception” to the Warrant Requirement
May 17, 2021. The Supreme Court declined to expand police authority to conduct warrantless searches of a home for "community caretaking" functions. Learn how the Court sided with protecting the sanctity of one's home.
Virginia Abolishes the Death Penalty
March 23, 2021. Virginia became the 23rd state to abolish the death penalty and the first Southern state to do so.
Ohio Becomes 24th State to Ban Juvenile Life Without Parole Sentences
January 9, 2021. Nearly half the states now ban sentencing children younger than 18 to a life behind bars with no possibility of release.
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