Choosing a New Justice

By AMANDA VENDER Current U.S. Supreme Court justices are: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, Anthony Kennedy, John Roberts and Sonia Sotomayor. IMAGE: Gary Martin Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens is retiring in...

Learn about: Habeas Corpus and the Geneva Conventions

What Is … Habeas Corpus? A Latin term that means, “You should have the body” Habeas corpus means that a person who is put in prison has the right to a trial in a court. Habeas corpus was part of the Magna Carta (one of the most important legal documents in...