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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…

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…

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…

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

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.

This month, Supreme Court Justice Ruth…

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…

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

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

[caption id="attachment_2394" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Education Department reinforces rules for athletic participation among disabled students.

Last week, the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights provided detailed guidance…

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…

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…

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

Olivia - September 7, 2014

Last week, Judge Richard Posner's opinion made clear why he is the most important Judge who does not sit on the Supreme Court.…

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…

College Lies to Improve Ranking
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College Lies to Improve Ranking

admin - February 9, 2012

  An administrator at Claremont McKenna College inflated their students' SAT scores in order to improve the school's ranking. Each year, several publications,…

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…

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.…

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…

America’s 10th “Supreme” Justice?
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America’s 10th “Supreme” Justice?

admin - September 7, 2014

Last week, Judge Richard Posner's opinion made clear why he is the most important Judge who does not sit on the Supreme Court.…

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…)

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…

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…)