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Time for a little light reading over break

In addition to the relief of the workload that finals season imposes, the end of the semester gives you the chance to read something you choose.  282 more words

Intellectual Life

“Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution.”

By John Paul Stevens April 11, 2014

John Paul Stevens served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court from 1975 to 2010. Following is a part of his essay is excerpted from his new book, … 315 more words

Constitution And Law

Bishop Ahr gymnastics edges Westfield, claims North 2 sectional title

EDISON – Bishop Ahr proved its still got it on Saturday.

After two seasons of coming second to Westfield, Bishop Ahr won the NJSIAA North Section 2 team title with a score of 109.175 at home to earn its spot in states. 525 more words

News

Mass Shootings in America. Again. And Again. And Again...

This good, long (22min) segment from yesterday’s Rachel Maddow Show offers an early run-down of the Oregon situation (they didn’t know much at the time they aired). 694 more words

Politics

New problems awaited the court.

Despite worsening relations, those who say American politics is gritlocket are not looking in the right places. Perhaps the most unique contribution the people of the United States have made to political science and public law is the… 1,429 more words

Policy And The Law

Change your gun laws, America

By Fareed Zakaria
Thursday, July 30, 2015

Since 9/11, the United States has responded aggressively to the danger of terrorism, taking extraordinary measures, invading two countries, launching military operations in many others, and spending more than $800 billion on homeland security. 731 more words

Washington Post

Gail Collins: The Unsinkable Ruth Bader Ginsburg - R.B.G. Has No Interest in Retiring

New York Times: RUTH BADER GINSBURG isn’t planning on going anywhere any time soon.

“Now I happen to be the oldest,” the 81-year-old justice said in the tone of a person who has answered a whole lot of questions about her possible retirement plans. 51 more words

Government