Justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79
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Justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79

admin - February 14, 2016

[caption id="attachment_3413" align="alignleft" width="300"] Associate Justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79.[/caption] Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, the longest serving member of the current Supreme Court, died yesterday at…

What is a “natural-born citizen”?
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What is a “natural-born citizen”?

admin - January 14, 2016

[caption id="attachment_3387" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ted Cruz (left) and Donald Trump (right) may be asked tonight to give their opinions on the meaning of natural-born citizenship.[/caption] Donald Trump…

Can states ignore children when drawing voting districts?
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Can states ignore children when drawing voting districts?

admin - December 20, 2015

[caption id="attachment_3368" align="alignleft" width="300"] How the Court defines "one person-one vote" will affect the representation of all U.S. children.[/caption] On December 8, 2015, the Supreme Court heard…

Children Sue Government Over Climate Change
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Children Sue Government Over Climate Change

admin - November 17, 2015

[caption id="attachment_3349" align="alignleft" width="300"] Victoria Barrett discusses her participation in climate change lawsuit on The Weather Channel.[/caption] Although many of them cannot vote or drive a car, dozens have…

Souter connects political polarization with civic ignorance
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Souter connects political polarization with civic ignorance

admin - October 27, 2015

[caption id="attachment_3335" align="alignleft" width="300"] Retired Supreme Court justice David Souter recently discussed the urgent need for improved civics education with students in New Hampshire.[/caption] Civic education in…

Citizenship before Trump… or Lincoln
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Citizenship before Trump… or Lincoln

admin - August 30, 2015

[caption id="attachment_3315" align="alignleft" width="300"] Eight-year-old Marlon Delgado is wrapped in a U.S. flag as he participates in the National Day of Action for Immigrant Justice. Many Republican…

Law School admission criteria questioned
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Law School admission criteria questioned

admin - July 23, 2015

[caption id="attachment_3298" align="alignleft" width="300"] Does the LSAT predict success in law school?[/caption] I recently completed my freshman year at Cornell University. Although I have three years remaining in Ithaca, I’m beginning…

Affirmative action… again
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Upcoming Cases of Interest
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Affirmative action… again

admin - June 29, 2015

[caption id="attachment_3280" align="alignleft" width="300"] After the Supreme Court agreed to hear Abigail Fisher's case for the second time, affirmative action supporters are worried.[/caption] The Supreme Court has…

Roy Moore takes on Ginsburg (and Jefferson, Adams, and Madison)
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Roy Moore takes on Ginsburg (and Jefferson, Adams, and Madison)

admin - May 30, 2015

[caption id="attachment_3253" align="alignleft" width="300"] Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore is angry that Ruth Bader Ginsburg officiated at a same-sex wedding.[/caption] This month, Supreme Court Justice Ruth…

Should we consider Supreme Court term limits?
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Should we consider Supreme Court term limits?

admin - March 29, 2015

[caption id="attachment_3237" align="alignleft" width="300"] This week, Mike Huckabee, seen here at the 2014 CPAC Convention, suggested term limits for Supreme Court justices.[/caption] Yesterday, former and prospective presidential…