When Christie pal David Wildstein repeatedly invoked his Fifth Amendment right to remain silent during questioning over the growing bridge scandal, many inferred he had something to hide. But guilt or innocence notwithstanding, is there a constitutional basis for holding Wildstein in criminal contempt?
At least 82,000 WV residents are signed up for health insurance through the Medicaid expansion alone. Yet, if West Virginia state Del. Eric Householder (R) gets his way, all of them will lose their health care and many of the people responsible for providing it to them could be tossed in prison.
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The good news for supporters of equality is that a federal court in Utah held Friday that marriage discrimination against same-sex couples violates the Constitution. The bad news is that this case has a long way to go before gay couples in Utah can be sure that they will have full access to the Constitution's promise of equality