The Supreme Court issued a 4-4 ruling in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision in Birchfield v. North Dakota, in states that criminalize the refusal to take a blood alcohol concentration tests, officers should offer only a breath (not blood) test unless they have a warrant.
The Supreme Court split 4-4 in United States v. Texas on whether the President's deferred action immigration program violates federal law.
Ironically, had Justice Scalia lived, Fisher II might have been 4-4 or become Fisher III. But instead, the more liberal Justices plus Justice Kennedy prevailed in this win for affirmative action.
New rules issued this week by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on unmanned aviation systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, recognize that city leaders should play a role in regulating how, when and where drones operate in their communities. The new rules put in place a number of new regulations, including hours of operation, height and line of sight requirements.
“Do not be soothed by the opinion’s technical language: This case allows the police to stop you on the street, demand your identification, and check it for outstanding traffic warrants — even if you are doing nothing wrong."
Whoever thought up merger probably long ago gave up worrying if it was unconstitutional, if they even ever thought about it. But now that person (and numerous cities, counties, and states) have reason to worry.
An internet retailer has filed suit against Alabama claiming its new rule requiring all retailers who sell more than $250,000 in goods annually must collect sales tax-regardless of whether the retailer has a physical presence in the state-is unconstitutional.
National League of Cities (NLC) CEO and Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony issued this statement following news that at least 50 people were killed in this morning’s attack on Pulse nightclub in Orlando
To ensure issues important to cities hold a key place in the 2016 platform, NLC is traveling to Cleveland and Philadelphia this July. We invite you to join local elected officials from across the United States for an infrastructure briefing, a networking reception, and more.