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Article ID: 696570

APA Disappointed That SCOTUS Declines to Hear Dassey Case

American Psychological Association (APA)

The American Psychological Association expressed disappointment that the U.S. Supreme Court decided against hearing the case of Dassey v. Dittman, which focused on the susceptibility of juveniles and people of limited mental capacity to make false confessions.

Released:
25-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 696188

WashU Expert: SCOTUS strikes down clothing ban over ‘imprecise’ wording

Washington University in St. Louis

The U.S. Supreme Court  struck down a ban on clothing with political messages being worn inside polling places. Greg Magarian, professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis and an expert on free speech and the law of politics, said the court’s June 14 decision in the case was very narrow.“The court affirms that states may ban electoral advocacy inside polling places, because polling places serve a specific purpose — enabling voting — that some kinds of electoral advocacy can interfere with,” Magarian said.

Released:
15-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy


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