Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man" banned from North Carolina schools
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Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man" banned from North Carolina schools

Olivia - September 20, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2826" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ralph Ellison's classic novel cannot be read by students of one North Carolina county.[/caption] The Board of Education for Randolph County, North Carolina…

Liberal justice declares current conservative majority to be "one of the most activist"
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Liberal justice declares current conservative majority to be "one of the most activist"

Olivia - August 25, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2800" align="alignleft" width="300"] Justice Ginsburg provided candid commentary on several recent Court decisions.[/caption] In an interview this week by The New York Times, Justice Ruth Bader…

Are we creating "new" minorities?
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Are we creating "new" minorities?

Olivia - August 20, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2790" align="alignleft" width="300"] Justice Scalia, speaking in Montana, argued against recognizing any more "new" minorities.[/caption] Yesterday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, speaking in Montana at…

TeenJury founder works to get money out of politics
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TeenJury founder works to get money out of politics

Olivia - August 5, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2775" align="alignleft" width="180"] As an intern at Represent.Us, TeenJury founder, Olivia Foster, highlights political corruption.[/caption] Olivia Foster, co-founder of TeenJury, is helping to get money out…

Search of Student's Cell Phone Ruled Illegal
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Search of Student's Cell Phone Ruled Illegal

Olivia - March 31, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2498" align="alignleft" width="300"] Court issues clearer guidelines for viewing of students' text messages.[/caption] On Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued a…

Judge Throws Out NYC Large Soda Ban, But Will It Trigger Broader Effort?
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Judge Throws Out NYC Large Soda Ban, But Will It Trigger Broader Effort?

Olivia - March 12, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2468" align="alignleft" width="300"] New York City's ban on large sugary drinks was thrown out before it took effect.[/caption] Just prior to its going into effect, New…

"Bring Your Gun to School" Day!
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"Bring Your Gun to School" Day!

Olivia - March 10, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2459" align="alignleft" width="300"] South Dakota enacts law to allow school staff to carry weapons.[/caption] Since the tragedy in December at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown,…

Scalia: Constitution is "dead, dead, dead."
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Scalia: Constitution is "dead, dead, dead."

Olivia - January 30, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2403" align="alignleft" width="300"] Justice Scalia told those in attendance at SMU that he believes that interpretation of the Constitution is fixed to how our Founding Fathers…

Daughter Sues to Keep Her Parents Away
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Daughter Sues to Keep Her Parents Away

Olivia - December 29, 2012

[caption id="attachment_2326" align="alignleft" width="300"] Aubrey Ireland, a senior at University of Cincinnati, obtained a stalking order against her parents.[/caption] Aubrey Ireland, a 21-year-old senior at University of…

Toobin's "The Oath" Released Today
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Toobin's "The Oath" Released Today

Olivia - September 18, 2012

[caption id="attachment_2025" align="alignleft" width="275"] New book, by Jeffrey Toobin, describes recent battles between the White House and the Supreme Court.[/caption] Today, Jeffrey Toobin's new book, "The Oath:…