Florida wins appeal to ban pediatricians from protecting kids from gun violence
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Florida wins appeal to ban pediatricians from protecting kids from gun violence

admin - July 28, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3127" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dozens of children are injured or killed each day in the U.S. due to firearms.[/caption] In Florida, last year, 17 children aged 12…

Climate change deniers adopt similar strategies to tobacco industry of the 1950's
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Climate change deniers adopt similar strategies to tobacco industry of the 1950's

Olivia - March 1, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3042" align="alignleft" width="300"] This week the Supreme Court heard argument to limit the power of the EPA.[/caption] On Monday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in…

States rush to limit voting rights
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States rush to limit voting rights

admin - July 28, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2764" align="alignleft" width="300"] North Carolina Governor Pat McCorey (seated) said he will soon sign bill that many consider to be historically anti-voter.[/caption] Last month, The Supreme…

Can Race Be Considered in College Admissions? Court Says Maybe.
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Can Race Be Considered in College Admissions? Court Says Maybe.

admin - June 24, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2588" align="alignleft" width="300"] Abigail Fisher, last year in front of the Supreme Court, will head back to the Court of Appeals after today's ruling.[/caption] In a…

DNA Testing Collides with the Fourth Amendment
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DNA Testing Collides with the Fourth Amendment

admin - June 5, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2573" align="alignleft" width="300"] Supreme Court rules that a search warrant is not needed to obtain a DNA sample at time of arrest.[/caption] Earlier this week, the…

Court: Warrant Needed for Blood Tests in DUI Cases
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Court: Warrant Needed for Blood Tests in DUI Cases

admin - April 18, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2525" align="alignleft" width="300"] Court rules police cannot obtain blood test for DUI in most cases without a warrant.[/caption] Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled 8-1 that, in…

Justice Scalia Harshly Criticizes Voting Rights Act
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Justice Scalia Harshly Criticizes Voting Rights Act

admin - March 1, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2447" align="alignleft" width="300"] President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act in 1965. The Court heard a challenge it a critical part of it today.[/caption] On Wednesday,…

Justice Thomas Finally Speaks
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Justice Thomas Finally Speaks

admin - January 14, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2374" align="alignleft" width="300"] Justice Clarence Thomas, seen here in his visit to Yale Law School last year, spoke from the bench today for first time in…

Court Puts Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels on Hold
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Court Puts Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels on Hold

admin - August 25, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1982" align="alignleft" width="300"] Courts disagree on graphic cigarette warning label requirements.[/caption] As TeenJury reported in March, the Food and Drug Administration instituted a new requirement for…

Court Rules that Cheerleading is Not a Sport
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Court Rules that Cheerleading is Not a Sport

Olivia - August 7, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1953" align="alignleft" width="300"] Competitive cheerleading is not yet an official varsity sport.[/caption] The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld a previous district court judge…