A panel at the American Constitution Society convention explores federal vs. state power in labor and human rights.
The ruling comes following a three-week trial in July and August over a pattern of unlawful practices by Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office on immigration sweeps and traffic stops.
On March 21, 1972, Congress sent the Equal Rights Amendment to the states for ratification. The amendment fell three states short of being ratified, but the struggle continues to this day.
Common Cause gathered almost everyone it could find from the Watergate era for a 2-day retrospective reviewing the constitutional crimes, known as "Watergate," that brought down Richard Nixon.
The Republican ultra right is launching a multi-pronged attack on immigrants and their families.
The court's ruling allows corporations to spend unlimited amounts to support or oppose political candidates, leaving unions in the dust.
The Washington Post reported last week that 1,600 names are being added to the list of 400,000 people who are suspected of being "terrorists."