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What Can Students Learn from the Supreme Court Vacancy? The Implications of an Empty Seat on the Court

By Judge Tom Jacobs and Natalie Jacobs, coauthors of Every Vote Matters As you probably know, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia unexpectedly passed away February 13, 2016. That leaves only eight justices on the Supreme Court: four conservatives and four … Continue reading

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How Does the U.S. Constitution Affect the Lives of Teachers and Students?

By Judge Tom Jacobs, author of What Are My Rights? Q&A About Teens and the Law On September 17, 1787, thirty-nine delegates gathered in Philadelphia and signed a document establishing the basis of our government and way of life. The … Continue reading

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