Stories tagged: "legal decisions"


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Right to Attorneys for Children Grew Out of an Arizona Case, But Advocates Say It’s Not Enough

The Gault case determined that children have the same rights to due process as adults, including access to a lawyer. However, children are still systemically denied this right.  One day in June 1964, Gerald Gault and a friend made a bad decision. They made an obscene phone call to Ora Cook, Gault’s neighbor. Cook called...

The Supreme Court pick will impact Latinos for generaations.
Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Will Impact Latinos for Generations. Here’s Why You Need to Pay Attention.

The court is now split between five conservative jurists and three liberal justices. Whoever fills Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacancy will affect the makeup of the Supreme Court.