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Denver Post
Supreme Court case stirs pot on gender disparityHistory holds a lesson for the Supreme Court, the brief warns: Be skeptical of
Supreme Court case stirs pot on gender disparity
Denver Post / Posted an hour ago
History holds a lesson for the Supreme Court, the brief warns: Be skeptical of laws protecting women that are written by men. The nation's past is littered with such statutes, say the historians who filed the friend-of-the-court brief, and the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Laws written by men to protect women deserve scrutiny, Supreme Court toldHistory holds a lesson for the Supreme Court, the brief warns: Be skeptical of
Laws written by men to protect women deserve scrutiny, Supreme Court told
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
History holds a lesson for the Supreme Court, the brief warns: Be skeptical of laws protecting women that are written by men. The nation's past is littered with such statutes, say the historians who filed the friend-of-the-court brief, and the... Read more
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Everett Herald
Ruling out senility on the Supreme CourtViewpoints: Graying at The Temple Published: Sunday, February 7, 2016, 12:01
Ruling out senility on the Supreme Court
Everett Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
Viewpoints: Graying at The Temple Published: Sunday, February 7, 2016, 12:01 a.m. In a law review article I wrote 15 years ago about cognitive decline on the U.S. Supreme Court, I predicted that, in the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Sanders is a scary possibilityIt may be time to acknowledge that Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont has a chance
Sanders is a scary possibility
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
It may be time to acknowledge that Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont has a chance to become the Democratic nominee for president of the U.S. Sanders is an aging radical whose politics generally place him in opposition to individual liberty and freedom.... Read more
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Business Wire
Thomas Jefferson School of Law Hosts Diversity ConferenceWith more than 150 people attending the February 5, 2016 event, discussions foc
Thomas Jefferson School of Law Hosts Diversity Conference
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
With more than 150 people attending the February 5, 2016 event, discussions focused on a number of critically important topics including facilitating educational access for undocumented students, challenges to developing and nurturing a diverse... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Are the Supreme Court justices too old?WHO will guard the guardians? When Juvenal, the Roman poet, asked this question
Are the Supreme Court justices too old?
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
WHO will guard the guardians? When Juvenal, the Roman poet, asked this question twenty centuries ago, he was worried about cheating wives. Today, the query is being posed to the elderly judges of America’s highest court. David Garrow, a law and... Read more
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Philly.com
Roberts: Partisan confirmation fights hurt court's imageRoberts, now in his 11th year on the court, said criticism of the court doesn't
Roberts: Partisan confirmation fights hurt court's image
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
Roberts, now in his 11th year on the court, said criticism of the court doesn't bother him, but he said much of it seems to be based on a perception that the justices are influenced by politics. "If we uphold a particular political decision, that... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Garrow: Federal judiciary falling into hands of 'old fogeys'In a law review article I wrote 15 years ago about cognitive decline on the U.S
Garrow: Federal judiciary falling into hands of 'old fogeys'
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
In a law review article I wrote 15 years ago about cognitive decline on the U.S. Supreme Court, I predicted that, in the coming years, no one would take action to mitigate the problem. Instead, another half-dozen mentally decrepit justices would join... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Roberts: Partisan confirmation fights hurt court's imageWASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan
Roberts: Partisan confirmation fights hurt court's image
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan political battles over Supreme Court nominations have led to a widespread misunderstanding about the role of the court. Roberts told an audience at New England Law... Read more
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Salon.com
Roberts: Partisan confirmation fights hurt court’s imageWASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan
Roberts: Partisan confirmation fights hurt court’s image
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan political battles over Supreme Court nominations have led to a widespread misunderstanding about the role of the court. Roberts told an audience at New England Law... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Roberts: Partisan confirmation fights hurt court's imageWASHINGTON (AP) - Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan
Roberts: Partisan confirmation fights hurt court's image
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan political battles over Supreme Court nominations have led to a widespread misunderstanding about the role of the court. Roberts told an audience at New England Law... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Chief Justice John Roberts seeks to limit role of courtsWASHINGTON — By siding with the Supreme Court's liberal wing on two major cases
Chief Justice John Roberts seeks to limit role of courts
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — By siding with the Supreme Court's liberal wing on two major cases last week, Chief Justice John Roberts lent credence to conservatives' concerns that they can't count on his vote. But as he moves into his second decade as the nation's... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Chief Justice John Roberts seeks to limit role of courtsWASHINGTON — By siding with the Supreme Court's liberal wing on two major cases
Chief Justice John Roberts seeks to limit role of courts
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — By siding with the Supreme Court's liberal wing on two major cases last week, Chief Justice John Roberts lent credence to conservatives' concerns that they can't count on his vote. But as he moves into his second decade as the nation's... Read more
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First Coast News
Chief Justice John Roberts seeks to limit role of courtsWASHINGTON — By siding with the Supreme Court's liberal wing on two major cases
Chief Justice John Roberts seeks to limit role of courts
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — By siding with the Supreme Court's liberal wing on two major cases last week, Chief Justice John Roberts lent credence to conservatives' concerns that they can't count on his vote. But as he moves into his second decade as the nation's... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Chief Justice John Roberts seeks to limit role of courtsWASHINGTON — By siding with the Supreme Court's liberal wing on two major cases
Chief Justice John Roberts seeks to limit role of courts
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — By siding with the Supreme Court's liberal wing on two major cases last week, Chief Justice John Roberts lent credence to conservatives' concerns that they can't count on his vote. But as he moves into his second decade as the nation's... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Chief Justice John Roberts seeks to limit role of courtsWASHINGTON — By siding with the Supreme Court's liberal wing on two major cases
Chief Justice John Roberts seeks to limit role of courts
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — By siding with the Supreme Court's liberal wing on two major cases last week, Chief Justice John Roberts lent credence to conservatives' concerns that they can't count on his vote. But as he moves into his second decade as the nation's... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Chief Justice John Roberts seeks to limit role of courtsWASHINGTON — By siding with the Supreme Court's liberal wing on two major cases
Chief Justice John Roberts seeks to limit role of courts
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — By siding with the Supreme Court's liberal wing on two major cases last week, Chief Justice John Roberts lent credence to conservatives' concerns that they can't count on his vote. But as he moves into his second decade as the nation's... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Chief Justice John Roberts seeks to limit role of courtsWASHINGTON — By siding with the Supreme Court's liberal wing on two major cases
Chief Justice John Roberts seeks to limit role of courts
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — By siding with the Supreme Court's liberal wing on two major cases last week, Chief Justice John Roberts lent credence to conservatives' concerns that they can't count on his vote. But as he moves into his second decade as the nation's... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Academic highlight: Birth order and the JusticesIn a recent article in the Law & Society Review, Birth Order, Preferences, and
Academic highlight: Birth order and the Justices
SCOTUSblog / Posted 3 days ago
In a recent article in the Law & Society Review, Birth Order, Preferences, and Norms on the U.S. Supreme Court, Kevin McGuire assesses the influence of childhood birth order on the Justices’ later ideological preferences and approaches to... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Obama Makes Historic Visit To U.S. MosqueRepublican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has called for a temporary ba
Obama Makes Historic Visit To U.S. Mosque
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has called for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States after a California couple who killed 14 people last December were described by authorities as radicalized Muslims inspired by... Read more
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The Daily Record
Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teenagersWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that people serving life terms for
Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teenagers
The Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that people serving life terms for murders they committed as teenagers must have a chance to seek their freedom, a decision that could affect more than 1,000 inmates. The justices voted 6-3 to extend a... Read more
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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Female Oscar winners are far too rare a sightIn 2009 Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win a Best Director Academy A
Female Oscar winners are far too rare a sight
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 3 days ago
In 2009 Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win a Best Director Academy Award for her work on The Hurt Locker. I remember the anticipation beforehand about the implications of the first female winner and the gossip that surrounded her because... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Justice Robert Cordy Of State’s High Court To RetireRobert Cordy at the State House in December 2000, a couple months before he was
Justice Robert Cordy Of State’s High Court To Retire
WBUR Boston / Posted 3 days ago
Robert Cordy at the State House in December 2000, a couple months before he was appointed Massachusetts Supreme Court justice. (Christopher Pfuhl/AP File) BOSTON Robert Cordy, an associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court since... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Average age of the Supreme Court is close to a record highNow that it is an election year, it is time to play perhaps the most macabre ga
Average age of the Supreme Court is close to a record high
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Now that it is an election year, it is time to play perhaps the most macabre game in Washington politics: When will the Supreme Court retire? And to answer that question, we really want to ask: How old are the justices on the Supreme Court? The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Four Supreme Court Justices are older than 75. Is that a problem?In a law review article I wrote 15 years ago about cognitive decline on the U.S
Four Supreme Court Justices are older than 75. Is that a problem?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
In a law review article I wrote 15 years ago about cognitive decline on the U.S. Supreme Court, I predicted that, in the coming years, no one would take action to mitigate the problem. Instead, another half a dozen mentally decrepit justices would... Read more
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Boston Globe
SJC Justice Robert Cordy announces retirement from courtMassachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Justice Robert Cordy announced Wednesday t
SJC Justice Robert Cordy announces retirement from court
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Justice Robert Cordy announced Wednesday that he will retire from the court when the term comes to a close in August, according to a statement from the Massachusetts Court System. “I was deeply honored when... Read more
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The Age
US death penalty opponents divided on strategyThe lethal injection chamber at San Quentin State Prison in 2010. Photo: MCT
US death penalty opponents divided on strategy
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
The lethal injection chamber at San Quentin State Prison in 2010. Photo: MCT Washington: In the long legal struggle against the death penalty, the future has in some ways never looked brighter. In a passionate dissent in June, Justice Stephen... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
US death penalty opponents divided on strategyThe lethal injection chamber at San Quentin State Prison in 2010. Photo: MCT
US death penalty opponents divided on strategy
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The lethal injection chamber at San Quentin State Prison in 2010. Photo: MCT Washington: In the long legal struggle against the death penalty, the future has in some ways never looked brighter. In a passionate dissent in June, Justice Stephen... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Mercurial Trump can't be trusted with Supreme Court appointmentsContinuing to confound the pundits, Donald Trump is among the favorites to secu
Mercurial Trump can't be trusted with Supreme Court appointments
Staten Island Advance / Posted 5 days ago
Continuing to confound the pundits, Donald Trump is among the favorites to secure the Republican nomination for President. Given how astonishing such a development would have seemed six months ago, it's wise not to count Trump out as the eventual... Read more
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The New Yorker
Sonia Sotomayor Goes Back to the BronxSonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, says that she pre
Sonia Sotomayor Goes Back to the Bronx
The New Yorker / Posted 7 days ago
Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, says that she prefers to be called Sonia from the Bronx. Chances are nobody who meets her ever dreams of calling her anything so informal. When she came back to her native borough last... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Supreme Court’s Roberts to speak at New England LawThis photo taken Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, shows the U.S. Supreme Court in Washingt
Supreme Court’s Roberts to speak at New England Law
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
This photo taken Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, shows the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. A Supreme Court term that is starting Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, with a lack of headline-grabbing cases may end with a blockbuster that helps define the legacy of the court... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Supreme Court's Roberts to speak at New England LawBOSTON (AP) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Roberts will visit Boston this we
Supreme Court's Roberts to speak at New England Law
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 7 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Roberts will visit Boston this week to speak at New England Law. The visit is part of the school's annual Law Day celebration on Wednesday. Roberts will meet with law students during classes and... Read more
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The Forward
Louis Brandeis Inspired My Work for Women’s Rights — Ruth Bader GinsburgBOSTON – One hundred years to the day of the nomination of Louis D. Brandeis to
Louis Brandeis Inspired My Work for Women’s Rights — Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The Forward / Posted 8 days ago
BOSTON – One hundred years to the day of the nomination of Louis D. Brandeis to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg paid tribute to the first Jewish justice at a program at the university that bears his name. At Brandeis University... Read more
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The Forward
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Louis Brandeis Inspired Her Work for Women’s RightsBOSTON – One hundred years to the day of the nomination of Louis D. Brandeis to
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Louis Brandeis Inspired Her Work for Women’s Rights
The Forward / Posted 8 days ago
BOSTON – One hundred years to the day of the nomination of Louis D. Brandeis to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg paid tribute to the first Jewish justice at a program at the university that bears his name. At Brandeis University... Read more
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Asian journal
Reader feedback: Making a case against stricter gun controlI RECEIVED a letter from a reader who passionately replied to an article I wrot
Reader feedback: Making a case against stricter gun control
Asian journal / Posted 9 days ago
I RECEIVED a letter from a reader who passionately replied to an article I wrote about the gun control. In the article, I looked at the importance of understanding the spirit and historical context by which the law was written in our understanding... Read more
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Boston Herald
McGovern: ‘Notorious RBG’ wows wide-eyed Brandeis crowdSupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a cult hero in recent year
McGovern: ‘Notorious RBG’ wows wide-eyed Brandeis crowd
Boston Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a cult hero in recent years, earning the rap-like moniker “Notorious RBG” by her adoring fans who see her as an unassuming leader of the left wing on the nation’s highest court. And last night at... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Ginsburg speaks at Brandeis to honor university's namesakeWALTHAM, Mass. (AP) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has visite
Ginsburg speaks at Brandeis to honor university's namesake
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 10 days ago
WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has visited Brandeis to honor the Waltham, Massachusetts university's namesake. Ginsburg spoke Thursday as part of a series of events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the... Read more
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Dover Post
Politically inclined student to represent CR on Capitol Hill@paulkatdover Posted Jan. 28, 2016 at 4:00 pmUpdated at 4:17 PM Laura Wagner h
Politically inclined student to represent CR on Capitol Hill
Dover Post / Posted 10 days ago
@paulkatdover Posted Jan. 28, 2016 at 4:00 pmUpdated at 4:17 PM Laura Wagner has never been one to turn down a good argument. The Caesar Rodney High School senior admits she enjoys being on the winning end of a spirited discussion. Her competitive... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
How evidence became the winning argument | Cover StoryThe first thing most people think of when they hear the name Louis Brandeis is
How evidence became the winning argument | Cover Story
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 10 days ago
The first thing most people think of when they hear the name Louis Brandeis is his role as the first Jewish Supreme Court justice. For lawyers like me, who work on appeals, a close second is the concept of a “Brandeis Brief,” a style of advocacy that... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Brandeis: The first Jewish jurist named to the Supreme Court | Cover StoryExactly 100 years have passed since the first Jewish jurist was named to the Su
Brandeis: The first Jewish jurist named to the Supreme Court | Cover Story
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 10 days ago
Exactly 100 years have passed since the first Jewish jurist was named to the Supreme Court. Until the nomination of Louis Brandeis to the high court by President Woodrow Wilson on Jan. 28, 1916, all nine seats had always been occupied by white,... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Roe's End?After nearly a decade as a single mother raising a son, born from an unexpected
Roe's End?
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
After nearly a decade as a single mother raising a son, born from an unexpected pregnancy, she was finally able to focus on her own future; her own dreams; her career plans. Her son was now older, increasingly independent, and she too could finally... Read more
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Daily Mail
Star Wars vet Natalie Portman reveals she hasn't seen Force Awakens'I haven't been able to see it': Star Wars vet Natalie Portman reveals during G
Star Wars vet Natalie Portman reveals she hasn't seen Force Awakens
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
'I haven't been able to see it': Star Wars vet Natalie Portman reveals during GMA sit down she hasn't yet bought a ticket to The Force Awakens But what stood out about the Oscar winner is not how she looked, but what she said. During her... Read more
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The Forward
100 Years Later, Has Louis Brandeis's Supreme Court Nomination Changed Anything?“Louis D. Brandeis, the first Jew nominated by President Wilson to the Supreme
100 Years Later, Has Louis Brandeis's Supreme Court Nomination Changed Anything?
The Forward / Posted 11 days ago
“Louis D. Brandeis, the first Jew nominated by President Wilson to the Supreme Court of the United States,” the “magic bulletin board” outside the Forward building on the Lower East Side of Manhattan announced in Yiddish on Friday, January 28,... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Blair County DA’s office to review teen parole rulingBernard said Blair County, according to the Office of Victim Advocates in Harri
Blair County DA’s office to review teen parole ruling
Altoona Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
Bernard said Blair County, according to the Office of Victim Advocates in Harrisburg, has two individuals, James "Frankie" Rodgers, 45, and Leonard Bocchicchio, 52, who are affected by the decision written by Associate Justice Anthony M.... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Roe v. Wade: The Supreme Court's worst decision everSome years ago, while ordering a sandwich at a deli on Staten Island, I mention
Roe v. Wade: The Supreme Court's worst decision ever
Staten Island Advance / Posted 12 days ago
Some years ago, while ordering a sandwich at a deli on Staten Island, I mentioned to the young woman behind the counter that the place seemed especially busy. It was, she replied, but she'd be leaving in a few minutes. "I got to get rid of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
More sentencings of teens up for review, court saysMore than 1,000 prison inmates across the country, some behind bars more than 5
More sentencings of teens up for review, court says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
More than 1,000 prison inmates across the country, some behind bars more than 50 years for murders they committed as teenagers, will get a chance to seek their freedom under a U.S. Supreme Court decision announced Monday. The justices voted 6-3 to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obama to ban solitary confinement for juvenilesObama bans solitary confinement for juveniles because punishment is an 'affront
Obama to ban solitary confinement for juveniles
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Obama bans solitary confinement for juveniles because punishment is an 'affront to our common humanity' President described solitary as an 'affront to our common humanity' Obama acknowledged the necessity of the punishment for those who posed a... Read more
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The Advocate
Juveniles convicted of murder as adults can get chance at parole, U.S. Supreme Court rules in Baton Rouge caseReiterating the belief that “children who commit even heinous crimes are capabl
Juveniles convicted of murder as adults can get chance at parole, U.S. Supreme Court rules in Baton Rouge case
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Reiterating the belief that “children who commit even heinous crimes are capable of change,” the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that a 69-year-old prisoner from Baton Rouge who has been incarcerated since he killed a sheriff’s deputy as a teenager... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teensWASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,000 prison inmates, some behind bars more than 50
Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teens
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,000 prison inmates, some behind bars more than 50 years for murders they committed as teenagers, will get a chance to seek their freedom under a Supreme Court decision announced Monday. The justices voted 6-3 to extend... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teenagersWASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,000 prison inmates, some behind bars more than 50
Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teenagers
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 13 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,000 prison inmates, some behind bars more than 50 years for murders they committed as teenagers, will get a chance to seek their freedom under a Supreme Court decision announced Monday. The justices voted 6-3 to extend... Read more
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