Monthly Archives: March 2020
U.S. Supreme Court Allows Public Charge Rule to Go into Effect for Green Card Applicants: What This Means
In January, the Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration to move forward with its proposal to deny green cards (or permanent legal status) to immigrants who could end up using certain public benefit programs such as food stamps, housing vouchers, and Medicaid. The court’s order lifted preliminary injunctions placed on the proposal, however, challenges… Read More »
Is It Time to Correct What Has Resulted in A Massive Injustice for Criminal Defendants in Courts Around the Country Every Day?
There is no question that the Supreme Court has essentially defined criminal defendants’ rights; from criminal proceedings to investigations, searches, arrests, interrogations, Fourth Amendment limitations on arrests, searches and seizures, Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination, Sixth Amendment right to counsel, protections under the 14th Amendment, and more. From police officers having to inform suspects… Read More »