Category Archives: Legal Info

The Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence A Transcription IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which

How judges think

What materials does a judge use when deciding what the law is and how it should be applied to a particular set of facts?

The Circuit Courts

There are 13 judicial circuits, each with a court of appeals. The smallest court is the First Circuit with six judgeships, and the largest court is the Ninth Circuit, with 28 judgeships. A case may go a circuit court, then

Important Legal Cases

The cases listed below will help you learn what you and your school administrators can and cannot do in a school setting. Some of cases will defend your rights while others will take them away. Use the former ones when

The Bill of Rights

The following is a transcription of the first 10 Amendments to the United States Constitution. Called the “Bill of Rights”, these Amendments were ratified on December 15, 1791. How many of your rights have been violated by your government? Does

Suspensions: How Your High School May Be Violating Your Rights By Sergio Bichao

Although many students have been suspended at one time or another, few understand what the negative repercussions of that may be. Despite what your friends may tell you, being suspended is not the same as going on vacation. Sure, you’ll