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14th Amendment

Sep 26, 2023

Attorneys: First Amendment protects Trump in ‘insurrection’ cases

DENVER — Attorneys for former President Donald Trump argue that an attempt to bar him from the 2024 ballot under a rarely used “insurrection” clause of the Constitution should be dismissed as a violation of his freedom of speech. The lawyers made the argument in a filing posted Monday by a Colorado court in one […]

Sep 13, 2023

New Hampshire won’t block Trump from primary ballot

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire’s top election official said Wednesday he will not invoke an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to block former President Donald Trump from appearing on ballots in the state, which will hold the first Republican presidential primary next year. Secretary of State David Scanlan said that under state law the name […]

Sep 7, 2023

Lawsuit: Constitution bars Trump from running in one state

DENVER — A liberal group has filed a lawsuit to bar former President Donald Trump from the primary ballot in Colorado. The lawsuit contends Trump is ineligible to run for the White House again under a rarely used clause in the U.S. Constitution aimed at candidates who have supported an "insurrection." The lawsuit, citing the 14th Amendment, is likely the initial step in a legal challenge that se[...]

May 31, 2018

Lawsuit: The poor shouldn’t lose licenses over traffic fines

RALEIGH (AP) Because he can’t pay $228 in traffic fines, Seti Johnson faces revocation of his North Carolina’s driver’s license, which means he won’t be able to drive to the job he hopes to get soon. For Sharee Smoot, the amount keeping her off the road is $648. In a federal lawsuit filed May 30, […]

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