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Apprendi v. New Jersey

In the summer of 2000, the high court released a number of momentous decisions, ruling on "partial birth abortions," the Boy Scouts's ban on gays, the Miranda warning, California's "Blanket" primary, and hate crime sentencing standards.In Apprendi v. New Jersey, a more divided court (5-4) ruled that only a jury may impose additional punishment for the commission of a hate crime, striking down a...
Southern Poverty Law Center: Hate and Extremism

The Southern Poverty Law Center has been monitoring the activities of hate groups and extremist activities since 1981. Today, their Intelligence Project continues to track over 800 hate groups across the United States. First-time visitors to the site can look over brief synopses of current activities within various hate groups. From there, visitors will want to visit the "Intelligence Report"...