Harvard Sued for Anti-Asian Admission Policy
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Harvard Sued for Anti-Asian Admission Policy

admin - November 26, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3174" align="alignleft" width="300"] A lawsuit claims that Harvard admissions policies discriminate against Asian-Americans.[/caption] Last week, a legal defense group of Project on Fair Representation filed a complaint in…

Dunn will not have to listen to loud music while in prison
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Dunn will not have to listen to loud music while in prison

admin - October 4, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3151" align="alignleft" width="300"] After being convicted of attempted murder in February, Dunn was convicted this week of first-degree murder for firing into an SUV of unarmed…

America's 10th "Supreme" Justice?
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America's 10th "Supreme" Justice?

Olivia - September 7, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3138" align="alignleft" width="300"] Last week, Judge Richard Posner's opinion made clear why he is the most important Judge who does not sit on the Supreme Court.[/caption]…

Court rules warrant needed to search smartphones
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Court rules warrant needed to search smartphones

admin - June 25, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3115" align="alignleft" width="300"] Today, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the search of a suspect's cellphone requires police to obtain a warrant.[/caption] In December, TeenJury reported…

What is gerrymandering?
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What is gerrymandering?

admin - May 4, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3095" align="alignleft" width="286"]    A political cartoon that inspired the use of the term, gerrymandering. It first appeared in the Boston Centinel in 1812.[/caption] Democrats in…

Retired Justice Stevens suggests six Constitutional amendments
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Retired Justice Stevens suggests six Constitutional amendments

admin - April 13, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3081" align="alignleft" width="200"] In his new book, former Justice John Paul Stevens suggests six changes to the Constitution that he feels are desperately needed.[/caption] Justice John…

College athletics under scrutiny
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College athletics under scrutiny

admin - March 30, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3068" align="alignleft" width="300"] The relationship between colleges and their athletes is under increasing scrutiny.[/caption] Two majors stories surfaced this week that could potentially change the future…

How long do Supreme Court justices typically serve?
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How long do Supreme Court justices typically serve?

admin - March 22, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3060" align="alignleft" width="300"] Justice Ginsburg (center) stands with Justice Sotomayor (left) and Justice Kagan (right).[/caption] Last week, Erwin Chemerinsky stated in an Los Angeles Times op-ed…

What is the difference between a grand jury and a trial jury?
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What is the difference between a grand jury and a trial jury?

admin - February 16, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3024" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Constitution establishes the role of both grand juries and trial juries.[/caption] The Sixth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution states: In all criminal…

Justice Thomas thinks race relations were better in the 1960s
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Justice Thomas thinks race relations were better in the 1960s

admin - February 11, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3011" align="alignleft" width="300"] Justice Thomas thinks that society is more conscious of race than it was before the civil rights movement.[/caption] Justice Clarence Thomas spoke in…