The NRA is fighting challenges to bans on high-capacity magazines and the right to carry a concealed weapon. The NRA employs about two dozen in-house lawyers and hires many more outside lawyers to do battle in courtrooms across the country.
Lawyers for Tommy Lynn Sells had sought to force Texas to disclose information about the lethal drugs they used in the execution. The state was allowed to proceed without revealing the source or quality of the drugs.
For the 2013-14 election cycle, individual donors had been limited to a total of $123,200 in hard money federal donations. With this week's Supreme Court ruling on campaign finance, that cap is gone with the wind.
In 2012, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) attempted to purge the state’s voter rolls of noncitizens and other ineligible voters. On Tuesday, a panel for the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the effort 2 to 1.