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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

Abigail Fisher, last year in front of the Supreme Court, will head back to the Court of Appeals after today's ruling. In a…

Speed Limit Up to 85 mph on New Texas Highway
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Speed Limit Up to 85 mph on New Texas Highway

admin - September 7, 2012

Texas road to have highest speed limit in U.S. This November, a new stretch of highway is scheduled to open just south of…

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

admin - October 27, 2015

Retired Supreme Court justice David Souter recently discussed the urgent need for improved civics education with students in New Hampshire. Civic education in…

Supreme Court Lets $675,000 Penalty Stand in Illegal Music Downloading Case
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Supreme Court Lets $675,000 Penalty Stand in Illegal Music Downloading Case

admin - May 21, 2012

Joel Tenenbaum, a Boston University graduate student, has been ordered to pay $675,000 for illegally downloading and sharing 30 songs. Today, the U.S.…

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

admin - March 1, 2014

This week the Supreme Court heard argument to limit the power of the EPA. On Monday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in…

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

This week the Supreme Court heard argument to limit the power of the EPA. On Monday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in…

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

admin - March 31, 2013

Court issues clearer guidelines for viewing of students' text messages. On Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued a…

Toobin’s “The Oath” Released Today
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Toobin’s “The Oath” Released Today

admin - September 18, 2012

New book, by Jeffrey Toobin, describes recent battles between the White House and the Supreme Court. Today, Jeffrey Toobin's new book, "The Oath:…

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

Olivia - September 18, 2012

New book, by Jeffrey Toobin, describes recent battles between the White House and the Supreme Court. Today, Jeffrey Toobin's new book, "The Oath:…

Education Department Says Disabled Students Must Be Given Equal Athletic Access
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Education Department Says Disabled Students Must Be Given Equal Athletic Access

admin - January 27, 2013

The Education Department reinforces rules for athletic participation among disabled students. Last week, the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights provided detailed guidance…

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

Ralph Ellison's classic novel cannot be read by students of one North Carolina county. The Board of Education for Randolph County, North Carolina…

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

Olivia - March 31, 2013

Court issues clearer guidelines for viewing of students' text messages. On Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued a…

Supreme Court rules many parochial school teachers not protected from employer discrimination
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Supreme Court rules many parochial school teachers not protected from employer discrimination

admin - January 11, 2012

College Lies to Improve Ranking

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College Lies to Improve Ranking

admin - February 9, 2012

  [caption id="attachment_1645" align="alignleft" width="300"] An administrator at Claremont McKenna College inflated their students' SAT scores in order to improve the school's ranking.

Each year, several publications,…

How Will the Presidential Election Affect the Supreme Court?
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How Will the Presidential Election Affect the Supreme Court?

admin - September 20, 2012

Election Day could impact the future composition of the Supreme Court. Supreme Court justices serve for life.  Such unrestricted appointments are intended to…

Ralph Ellison’s “Invisible Man” banned from North Carolina schools
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Ralph Ellison’s “Invisible Man” banned from North Carolina schools

admin - September 20, 2013

Ralph Ellison's classic novel cannot be read by students of one North Carolina county. The Board of Education for Randolph County, North Carolina…

Senator Arlen Specter criticizes Supreme Court for being too political
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Senator Arlen Specter criticizes Supreme Court for being too political

pressable - December 5, 2010

Senator Arlen Specter criticizes the Supreme Court (more…)

Stephen Colbert Mocks Florida Voter Registration Laws
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Stephen Colbert Mocks Florida Voter Registration Laws

admin - March 3, 2012

Florida laws discourage teenage voter registration. Dawn Charles, a high school teacher in Pensacola, Florida, has helped her students register to vote for…

Government encouraging new policy to tackle drunk driving
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Government encouraging new policy to tackle drunk driving

pressable - December 14, 2010

Alcohol-related car accidents kill nearly 11,000 Americans each year. (more…)

Supreme Court Agrees to Decide Whether or Not Your Genes Can Be Patented
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Upcoming Cases of Interest
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Supreme Court Agrees to Decide Whether or Not Your Genes Can Be Patented

admin - December 1, 2012

James Watson (left) and Francis Crick (right) won the Noble Prize in 1962 for their work in discovering the double helix structure of…